The former Governor of Oyo State Otunba Adebayo Alao Akala has cleared the air on the speculations that he might be leaving for his former party Peoples Democratic Party PDP any moment saying he and his followers remains in the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Otunba Akala while speaking with journalists in Ogbomoso said his stay in APC has been confirmed and that is where he is for now .
This confirmation clears the speculations and rumours of alignment between him and his former leader Senator Rashidi Ladoja .
Senator Ladoja and some members of the PDP reconciliatory team visited the Ogbomoso born Politician in his house in Ibadan to seek his return into the party few days after holding a private meeting with Senator Abiola Ajumobi, the Executive Governor of the state and former Senate Leader Folarin London.
Otunba Akala while given reasons for his decision said Ogbomoso people always align with the party at the Federal and his decision is nor far fetch from that.
When asked about 2019 the former governor said he has not determined what do but when the time comes he would take decision ‘ I am yet to determine the next move but when the time comes I will act wisely’
While commending Alao Akala for the declaration, a member of the Oyo state House of Assembly Hon Segun Olaleye representing Ibadan North Constituency II, said Akala’s decision further confirms position that the PDP alliance will not work
According to him’ I have been saying this several time that the reconciliation will not work it is dead on arrival.
He added that Labour Party under which Alao Akala contested in 2015 has is also dead because Alao Akala is the Engine that was driving it before and now that He is no more with them the party is dead.
One of Alao Akala’s close political aide and the minority leader of Oyo state House of Assembly, Hon Gubju Ojo said Akala’s declaration his not bounding on him for now because he is still in Labour a party, ‘ I can’t leave Labour Party now because it was that party that gave me the platform to be a members of the House of Assembly and the Minority leader’
“Though Alao Akala is my leader but as it is now I am in Labour Party”.