Ladoja aides confirm movement to ZLP, warn against selling ADC with Ladoja’s name
Two strong loyalists of a former governor of Oyo state, Senator Rasidi Ladoja on Monday confirmed that the former governor with his teeming supporters have defected to Zenith Labour Party (ZLP).
The two loyalists of the former governor are: Hon. Semiu Alao contesting for House of Representatives on the platform of ZLP and his counterpart in Ibadan North, Hon. Olayinka Bibire.
They warned ADC members to desist from selling their candidate with the name of the former governor in the state.
The duo in a separate interviews with oyoecho33 on Monday said the greediness of Unity Forum in ADC was unbearable for Ladoja and his supporters, that was why they decided to defect to ZLP.
Hon Olayinka Bibire who described ADC in Oyo state as rubbish, immature and partial politics of bitterness, said it was reason Senator Ladoja and his Loyalists had to dump the party for ZLP.
He said: “Our Baba is a wise man, he sees beyond ordinarily, you can never caught him unaware. If not for Zenith Labour, he would have practically out of politics by now, the people in ADC ganged up against him, they want to use him without giving him anything in return.
“Imagine a senator, who is not member of ADC, came from nowhere and he still got the ticket. He told Senator Ladoja, an epitome of sincerity and simplicity that he will be forced to campaign for him because he is not a member of ADC.”
While commenting on the candidature of senator Lanleyin who also belongs to Senator Ladoja’s camp, Hon. Bibire said, Senator Lanleyin’s name is nowhere near INEC computer base.
“ADC is not a serious party that is ready to contest and win an election,” Bibire said affirmatively.
He said, irrespective of the time frame of existence of ZLP in the state, he was very sure of victory for the party come 2019.
While analyzing his chances of winning the Ibadan North Federal House of Representative seat, Hon Bibire gives the assurance that he is the next man to represents Ibadan not Federal constituency because the people of Ibadan North know and understand his readiness and strives to serve them even without holding a political post, he has always being there to help his people
ADC members in Oyo state according to Hon. Semiu Oladimeji Alao, were celf-centred and intended to use senator Ladoja and dump him after the election.
He noted that the decision of the former governor to leave one party to the other in the last few months was a collective decision with his supporters in ensuring that the leader was not disgrace out of Oyo politics.
He said:“Oga did not solely decided to leave Accord to PDP, it was a joined decision, you know, politics is a team work, so also Baba is a listening type and a good leader, he called us and said, it a high time we did with other political party, so he challenge us to go and source for a reliable party that shares the same ideology with us, then we decided to go with PDP after a lot of consultations, we felt PDP, was a changed party so, we decided to join hands in rebranding the party, but the impunities, impositions, money bag politics which was their watch words from onset is what Baba cannot do with so, we left for ADC.
He further explained that: “Bribing National Executives, alteration of state executive list, money worshiping and many more are the reasons we left PDP.
“We thaught Unity Forum are also ready to fight with us to rescue people of Oyo State from bad governance, but their greediness is immeasurable, all their aims was to run a self government, none of them is having an open mind to join hands in building a meaningful government to return the state lost glory.
“Before we joined ADC, Unity Forum are on ground and had already negotiated for automatic tickets for their members but when we got there, Baba told them that, the issue of automatic ticket for everyone of them will not work, he suggested an open ground for everyone to contest in primaries, by then non went against the suggestion of Baba Ladoja, until the days of primaries when Baba and ADC leaders was busy trying to balance the issues of tickets for candidates that they brought out the papers they used to sealed an agreement with national for compulsory automatic ticket for members of Unity Forum.
“So with fits and unfits running to get tickets, without considering the election values, all we have to do is to let them be and find a new party, which is now ZLP. With God and presence of Senator Ladoja for us in ZLP, we are going to win comes 2019.”
Lanlehin’s name is nowhere near to INEC computer base, says Ladoja aide, Bibire
ZLP is ready to deliver people of Oyo State from the shackle of death of APC says Hon. Bibire Ibadan North Fed. Rep Candidate.
The Zenith labour party candidate for Ibadan North Federal constituency, Hon Olayinka Adeniyi Bibire, a core loyalist of senator Ladoja, has reiterates on good leadership of Senator Ladoja and rubbish the immature and partial politics in ADC, gives as a reason for Senator Ladoja and Loyalists to dump the party for ZLP.
” our Baba is a wise man, he sees beyond ordinarily, you can never got him unaware, if not for Zenith Labour, he will have practical our of politics by now, the people in ADC ganged up against him, they want to use him without giving him anything in return’ . Imagine a senator, who is not the member of ADC, he came from nowhere and he still got the ticket. Senator Ladoja, an epitome of sincerity and simplicity told him he will be forced to campaign for him because he is not a member of ADC.
While commenting on the candidature of senator Lanleyin who also belongs to Senator Ladoja camp, Hon. Bibire said, as at the time of feeding the press, he said, Senator Lanleyin name is not anywhere near to INEC computer base, claims it takes few minutes to change name at INEC office and makes it public, so said, ADC is not a serious party that is ready to contest and win an election.
Hon. Bibire said, irrespective of the time frame of existence of ZLP in the state, he assures of victory for the party come 2019, claims with Senator Ladoja, they had done the excellent job with Accord in 2011 and 2015, so the political value and relevance of Senator Ladoja and his soldiers will be the hall mark of advertising in ZLP. “ where ever you hear Senator Ladoja name, you know the meaning, he is tested and trusted in Oyo State, we had done it before, we are doing it again 2019.
While analyzing his chances of winning the Ibadan North Federal House of Representative seat, Hon Bibire gives the assurance that he is the next man to represents Ibadan not Federal constituency because the people of Ibadan north knows and understand his readiness and strives to represent them even without holding a political post, he has always being there to help his people