Abiola Ajimobi, outgoing Governor of Oyo State, has warned Seyi Makinde, the governor-elect of the state, against tarnishing his image and eight years of service to the state.
In a statement by Bolaji Tunji, his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Ajimobi said Makinde should deisist from attacking him and his family members, and advised him to focus on how to move the state forward.
He said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Makinde should desist from making, “onious and incendiary comments”.
Ajimobi said: “It is disheartening that more than two weeks after the election, the opposition parties, especially the PDP, have carried on as if they are still campaigning.
“Now that elections have been won and lost, there should be an end to acrimonious and incendiary comments. Political discussion has moved from the pre-2011 era. Our focus is on politics of issues and development.
“That is what we expect from them, not personal attacks and falsehood-laced statements indicating their unpreparedness for governance.
“I am not unaware that during campaigns, some politicians adopted the campaign of calumny as strategy, believing it would give them undue advantage, but such does not last.