My Court Victory A Plus For Zenith Labour Party – Ladoja
The former governor of Oyo State Sen. Rasheed Ladoja believes his victory at the Federal High Court in Lagos will be a plus to the Zenith Labour Party in Oyo state.
He made this statement on Saturday, February 9, while addressing journalists at his Bodija residence.
"The people of Oyo State believe in me and for the doubting Thomas within them, I think this victory means a lot for my party positively. This case has brought a great deal for the Zenith Party in the State.
"I am grateful to God that at least the good people of Oyo State and Nigerians as a whole will now know that I Sen. Rasheed Oladoja did not steal or divert any money belonging to Oyo State government into my personal account or for my personal use.
"My fear was that, even when you know that you are right, in Nigeria you will still fear, there are lot of things in our judiciary system that will make someone to fear when you have a serious case like this either you are on the right side or not.
"The question is not about who is guilty or not but with the thinking that will the judge not be influenced, so there were no fears beside that.
"In Nigeria judiciary you know we have the good heads and bad heads, and I think in this case I was fortunate to have a good one." Ladoja said.
Ladoja and his finance commissioner Waheed Akanbi were discharged and acquitted by a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, February 4.
Both men were standing trial in a case of fraud to the tune of 4.7 billion naira, filed against them by the EFCC.
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