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Nigeria 2023: Which way will Seyi Makinde jump in Oyo State?

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Nigeria 2023: The battleground states

By Eniola Akinkuotu

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Posted on January 31, 2023 10:51

Who will win in Oyo State? Normally, the state would be a walk in the park for the opposition PDP, with a star governor, Seyi Makinde, in charge. However – in what may be similar to Rivers State – an opposition rift looks to be gifting the vote bloc to the ruling APC…

This is part 6 of a 9-part series

Oyo State has the second largest number of votes in the southwest, after Lagos. Politics in the state is also very fluid. In 2015, the APC won the governorship and presidential election, while in 2019, the PDP went on to win the state.

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