Honourable Gbenga Makanjuola, the Kwara State People’s Democratic Party’s deputy governorship candidate for 2023 general election has bagged a chieftaincy title. Makanjuola, was made the Atunluse of Obbo-Aiyegunle in Ekiti Local Government of Kwara State.
The politician was honoured by the traditional ruler of Obbo-Aiyegunle, His Royal Highness, Oba Dr Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle. Hon. Makanjuola was honoured for his good works and impactful contributions to human capital and infrastructural development of the community. The installation ceremony took place during the 4th Obbo-Aiyegunle day last week. The ceremony was graced by party stalwarts, dignitaries from all works of life and traditional rulers. Makanjuola was a former House of Representative member under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP representing Ekiti /Isin/Oke Ero/Irepodun Federal Constituency. He served as Deputy Chief of Staff to former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki in the 8th National Assembly.
He contested for the PDP’s senatorial ticket for Kwara South and lost a few years ago but was lucky to emerge the deputy governor candidate for his party ahead of the 2023 general election. Three candidates were nominated but Makanjuola emerged the choice candidate among the three.