Foreclose Discussion With PDP In Oyo
The loyalists of former Oyo State Governor, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, on Tuesday resolved to dump Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) for All Progressive Congress (APC) in Oyo State.
In a communiqué made available to journalists after a stakeholders meeting held on Tuesday at Samonda Secretariat of the party in Ibadan, Oyo State Capital, the loyalists said the decision is to save the state from imminent economic collapse ocassioned by insecurity.
The Communique jointly signed for and on behalf of ZLP and Ladoja Political Group by Elder Kola Olaniyan, Hon. Bimbo Adepoju, Barrister Sarafadeen Abiodun Alli, Mr. Waheed Akanbi (WAF), Rt. Hon. Adeolu Adeleke, Engr. Kazeem, Kolawole Raji (K K), Engr. A I M Olaniyan, Mrs Monisola Tegbe, Mrs Serifat Tanimowo, Hon. Kola Olabiyi and Alhaji Wahab Oyelade reads:
“Recall that the leadership of Oyo APC, ZLP and Senator Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja Political Group met on Friday 12 February 2021 at Premier Hotel Ibadan to consider developmental issues affecting Oyo State one of which is the dissolution of the entire structure of Zenith Labour Party ( ZLP) and Ladoja Political Group in Oyo State into the All Progressive Congress (APC).
“It was agreed at that inaugural meeting that there was an urgent need to unite in order to save our dear state from economic collapse occasioned by insecurity, excessive borrowing and poor vision of Oyo State government.
“At our meeting held today 2nd March 2021 at its Samonda office, the negotiating committee reported to the house and after an exhaustive deliberations agreed as follows:
“The entire existing structure of the ZLP and Ladoja Political Group in Oyo State immediately dissolve into the APC.
“All members of ZLP and Ladoja Political Group are hereby directed to partake in the ongoing membership registration exercise of the APC throughout the 351 Wards of the 33 local governments of Oyo State.