Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday met with the Oyo State Governor-elect, Seyi Makinde
Obasanjo advised Makinde not to run a system that would put the government of the state in his pocket.
The elder statesman gave the advice when he received the Governor-elect, his Deputy, Akeem Ademola, Oyo state chairman of PDP, Kunmi Mustapha, Bose Adelabu, Lagos state PDP chairman, Dominic Agboola among others at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun state.
“Be transparent and embark on developmental projects, which would be a delight to the people of Oyo state. Please run a government that will be making them ask, where have this type of government been all these years in Oyo state.
“You must give them something (positive), you must give them good democracy and not that one my younger brothers will call democratic so sa po’ (pocketing democracy).
“Where there is misunderstanding, call yourselves( your people) together and make peace in the overall interest of Oyo state.
“He cannot do it alone and since you have supported him now, you should continue to be together. You should be mindful that Oyo people are fearless and they don’t mind, whose oars is gored, that is why you are there now,” Obasanjo stated.
He promised to support the incoming new government and be available anytime his service is needed.