Senator Rashidi Ladoja former governor, Oyo state and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo state accompanied by some members of the Peoples Democtaric Party (PDP), in the pacesetter state visited the home of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta today ostensibly to conclude arrangements for the planed defection of Ladoja to the African Democratic Congress (ADC).
According to our source who was present at the meeting, it was revealed that Ladoja went to President Obasanjo’s residence in the company of former Secretary to the State Government, Barrister Sarafadeen Alli and Public Relations Officer of PDP, in Oyo State Engr Akeem Olatunji, Hon. Demola Omotoso and sixteen members of the state House of Assembly among whom were the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Musa Abdulwasiu and Hon. Muideen Olagunju.
Sunrisebulletin.com, confirmed that Ladoja and those on his entourage had decided to dump the Peoples Democratic Party after their parley with Obasanjo, it was also learnt that the leaders who were at the meeting have been directed to go back to their various wards and local governments to inform their loyalists about the decision to dump PDP for ADC.
Those present at the meeting included former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Senator Adewolu Ladoja, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Chief Michael Koleosho, Dr Busari Adebisi and Bar Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli.
Others are Senator Monsurat Sunmonu, Chief Olayiwola Olakojo, Oyo State Labour Party Chairman, Hon Eriba, Engr Akeem Olatunji, Hon Ademola Kamil Omotoso, 16 members of Oyo State House of Assembly – among whom are the Deputy Speaker, Bar Wasiu, Hon Muideen Olalekan Olagunju and Hon. Adesina Adeniyi.