Engr Seyi Makinde Launches Online Digital Movement

Engr. Seyi Makinde has embraced ground-breaking technology that is helping him connect with voters, volunteers and supporters.

Ibadan, Oyo State (prnob) September 8, 2014 - Engr. Seyi Makinde has embraced ground-breaking technology that is helping him connect with voters, volunteers and supporters.  Engr. Seyi Makinde has started an online movement as part of his activities towards winning the hearts of Oyo State people most particularly those who utilise the internet, handheld devices, social media and email for keeping up to date with information regarding the forthcoming PDP Governorship  Primaries in October 2014  and General elections in February 2015.

The online awareness platform (http://www.seyimakinde4governor.com) is being anchored by Seyi Makinde's Online Campaign Team (SMOCT) and the site was developed specifically to rally the Oyo State youth, men and women in supporting Engr Makinde's aspiration with an aim of increasing campaign awareness.

The site explains and answers many questions about the achievements of Seyi Makinde and affords people a chance to share their thoughts on vital issues and respond to the governorship aspirant's programme and ideas. More than 5,000 people visited the site in the first week of its launch.

To be exact, some spectators say Makinde has raised the bar to new heights with the use of interactive web tools in the history of elections in Oyo State.  Makinde's use of new technology seems to reflect his connection with Oyo State's young voters… "We are really targeting the under-25 to 30 audiences".

Engr. Seyi Makinde's Online Campaign is a major social media milestone because it ushers in a new relationship amongst potential voters and supporters.  The online initiative will offer an unmatched number of individuals the opportunity to have a new kind of active, direct role in Makinde's campaign; additionally, I forecast that the Seyi Makinde online and social media campaign strategy will bring Makinde closer to all Oyo State people in contributing directly to the party's political development in the state.

Our intension is to make Engr Seyi Makinde a household name in Oyo State through the website and use of social media because a large number of Oyo State citizens are comfortable with using internet, email and mobile services.

Some of the progressive areas that Engr. Seyi Makinde intends to intensify efforts in order to improve the life of the hardworking people of Oyo State include Agriculture, Education, Health, Physical Infrastructure, Power and Security, thus boosting the economy by attracting investors to Oyo State.

In order to create more awareness about Engr. Seyi Makinde's political aspirations and state building objectives, the Online Campaign Team will carry out modernisation communication utilising videos, media and other web channels.  The website www.seyimakinde4governor.com features a range of resources that will equip Oyo State people; inform and enable them to make the right choice and support a progressive candidate.

The web platform has made Engr. Seyi Makinde more accessible than any other governorship aspirants to date, thanks to technology. To find out more about Engr. Seyi Makinde's political activities, visit www.seyimakinde4governor.com for up to date and more valuable information.

Closing Remark

Olu Kola, UK Lead, Seyi Makinde Online Campaign Team (SMOCT).  The website, www.seyimakinde4governor.com , provides news and updates on Seyi Makinde's campaign activities, information about his programmes for Oyo's State Development, news on Oyo Politics and lots more.

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The website, www.seyimakinde4governor.com , provides news and updates on Seyi Makinde ’s campaign activities, information about his vision for Oyo State’s development, news on Oyo state Politics

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Omi Titun House, Plot 49, Agbaakin Layout, Beside Stanbic IBTC Bank, Iwo Road
Ibadan, Oyo State
Phone : 2348073111512
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Sep 09, 2014