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Ogun State Chapter of Labour Party has described its candidate for the house of representative, Ijebu Central Federal Constituency in the 2019 general election, Dr Niyi Osoba as a politician who is still dwelling with poor political vision.
The party’s reaction came barley 24 hours after Osoba advised Senator Burji Kashamu to allign with the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Osoba in an open letter to the senator advised him not to walk alone if he wish to authenticate his PDP membership.
But, the labour party chairman, Arabambi Abayomi in a statement issued and made available to PLATFORMTIMES described Osoba’s claim as ’embarrassing and vague kind of reasoning’.
Abayomi maintained that, the position of law does not recognised the Lado group as the executive members of the PDP in the state.
The Chairman claimed that, Osoba who contested for the position of member house of representative for Ijebu Central Federal Constituency under labour party in 2019 before he decamped to PDP still remains a member of labour party, noting that he is yet to receive Osoba’s resignation letter.
The statement partly reads “My attention was drawn to a public statement credited to Comrade Niyi Osoba ( Phd ) , a member of Ogun LP and in fact Ogun LP’s Candidate for the Ijebu Central Constituency seat in the 2019 general election .
“The crafty is always caught in his craftiness. People who are much discredited by their past are limited in the needful capacity to be coherent in a public discussion.
“Everyone is free to say whatever but of course , the freedom doesn’t include being free from the consequences of his talk.
“In his own self – written testimonial as depicted in his bland and attention seeking statement directed at Senator Buruji Kashamu , he laboured very much unsuccessfully to do two things : to expose his personal lack of adequate understanding of the issues at stake in the political dispute between the Lado group of PDP with the National Exco , on the one hand and the Legal Ogun State PDP , led by Senator Buruji Kashamu on the other hand. To publicly show the inadequate level of his political party Administration experience and the constitutional rights , privileges and demands including the responsibilities involved.
“To Dr Niyi Osoba in spite of his hard earned Doctorate degree acquired as he was able to , he has demonstrated a very embarrassingly hollow , shallow and vague kind of reasoning.
“In his published statement on the crisis in Ogun PDP , he sees the crisis as one in which only one single individual’s personal interest could be recklessly fingered as the only factor and interest that precipitated the crisis .
“Currently , the correct position of the law says that the Lado group are not only non existent but mere puppets of certain interests outside Ogun PDP domicile in Abuja.
“Dr Niyi Osoba was so wrong to have stepped out of the history of the crisis in Ogun PDP and thus wrote out the various Judicial pronouncements and orders constituting the correct legal position of each side to the dispute .
“Meanwhile , it is not really important to dignify the empty rantings he pushed out as a statement with a reply as one does here ,but for the need of letting Dr Niyi Osoba knows that he is still living with the poor political vision he is perpetually acknowledged for.
“As at today , I as the State Chairman of Ogun LP is yet to receive Dr Niyi Osoba’s formal resignation letter as a member of Ogun LP. He still remains Ogun State LP former Candidate for Ijebu Central Federal Constituency for 2019 election.
“It is really a wonder to hear Dr Niyi Osoba pitiably justifying the position of the Lado group when he is conscious of the circumstances that made him scuttle out of the Buruji Kashamu Omo Ilu as a paid DG under some very shameful circumstances to join the group that eventually found him more worthless than even tissue paper .
“Finally , it is very much clearer to the politically initiated that the current attitude of some hawks in the Lado group that are urging him to once again embark on a lost war against the authentic and legal Ogun PDP led by Senator Buruji Kashamu that is coming from a truly very strong position is going to attract some unintended and very unprecedented consequences for very many and their political careers”.