By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan
Oyo State Governor, Engr ‘Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday donated N1 million each to the families of five persons killed recently in Iseyin town by men of the Nigeria Customs Service.
The governor, while speaking at the palace of the Aseyin of Iseyinland, His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Abdulganiy Adekunle Salau, said that the state government will take up the issue of the killings with the Customs Service.
While commiserating with the families of the deceased, Governor Makinde admonished the people of Iseyin to allow peace to reign in the city and not to take laws into their hands.
The governor was in Iseyin for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign ahead of May 22, 2021, local government election in the state.
The governor also pledged to complete the construction of Iseyin-Ogbomoso and Oyo-Iseyin roads before the end of the present tenure.
He equally stated that the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), lseyin Campus, will commence operation in the new session starting in September/October this year.
While speaking at the presentation of the PDP flags to candidates of the party for the local government election in Iseyin, Itesiwaju, Iwajowa and Kajola local government areas, Makinde urged the people to vote for the candidates because they will perform excellently at the grassroots the same way his government has been delivering the goods at the state level.
He admonished the people to come out en masse to vote for candidates of the PDP, whom he described as good candidates.