My mother, aunt warned me against politics ― Makinde


They say child of God can’t be involved in politics

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has called on men and women of integrity not to shy away from participating in politics, saying that is the only way to sanitise the system.

Gov Makinde enthused that his mother and his aunty once warned him against politics, saying it is too dirty for a child of God.

The Governor stated that the involvement of persons of integrity in politics would enhance good governance and promote sanity in the political environment, adding that participating in politics would not take heaven from men and women with integrity and honesty, but would help to clean up the polity.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the Governor gave the charge at The Cathedral Church of St David, Ijomu Street, Akure, during a thanksgiving service with members of the Omorege dynasty, the Governor’s maternal family, over his electoral victory.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper