The Zenith Labour Party on Sunday evening commended the party’s Leader and former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja for taking one of the best decisions in recent times with thenomination of Barrister Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli as the party’s governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.
A press statement jointly signed by the spokesman of the Zenith Labour Party and Media Aide to Sharafadeen AbiodunAlli, Mr. Olujide Olanipekun and Comrade Taiwo Ibrahim respectively stated that the Zenith Labour Party is ready for issues-based campaign as the party’s flagbearer parade the best credentials needed to successfully take Oyo state to the next level.
Olanipekun said the ZLP, Oyo Statewill launch her issue based campaign for 2019 elections in the next two weeks in order to redirect the trends of political climates in Oyo State.
The ZLP is armed with an enviable blueprint for purposeful governance in Oyo state in response to the yearnings of the inhabitants of the state who have been experiencing poor governance in the last 8 years.
Olanipekun said the gubernatorial candidate of ZLP Akogun Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli (BSA) is an experienced technocrat and grassroots Politician and he will base all his campaigns on the polemical issues affecting Oyo state with the intention of providing workable solutions already contained in the blueprint for purposeful governance that will take Oyo state to an enviable height within the next 4 years that ZLP will be in charge of the government from May 2019.
The ZLP spokesman said the experience he garnered as an administrator during his days as a Local Government Chairman; Secretary to the State Government and Chairman of Odu’a Investment Company Limited, is second to none as that accords BSA the rare privilege of understanding thoroughly, the art of governance and how to make Oyo state economically viable with jobs for the youths and empowerment for women and artisans in the state.
“ZLP hereby urged the Oyo state electorate and teeming members of the party to ignore some people who are calling themselves ‘Ladoja Group’ from different parts of the state being sponsored by a drowning Political Party looking for relevance following them ovement of Senator Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja into the ZLP as her leader.
“We however advise the so called ‘Ladoja group’ to wake up to the political reality by facing the empty shell they call their political party rather than crying wolf.
“However, the doors of the Noar’s Ark’ which ZLP represents are still wide open to whoever is ready to abandon the sinking boat they call political party as we are ever ready to accommodate new entrants in order to take Oyo state to enviable heights with purposeful governance”.
In a Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli Mediaaide, Taiwo Ibrahim said the gubernatorial candidate of the ZLP has described the death of Alhaja Amina Abiodun, the Iyalode of Ibadanland as a rude shock and a colossal loss not only to the people of the ancient city but to the nation as a whole.
In a condolence message, Sharafadeen Alli said the news of the demise of the head of all women in the Olubadan in council came at a time the peak of Alhaja Amina Abiodun was being ultimately enjoyed by all and sundry.
The ZLP guber candidatere called that Alhaja Abiodun’s charisma traversed the shores of Nigeria as a business icon and highly respected traditionalist adding that her seat will be difficult to be replaced.
“Alhaja Abiodun enjoyed the accolade of people far and near as a socialite and a value who has impacted positively on the lives of many”
Barr Sharafadeen Alli expressed profound sympathy to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Majesty,ObaSaliu Adetunji,Aje Ogungunniso I, the entire people of Ibadanland and the womenfolk as a whole.