Former governor Rashidi Ladoja is not hospitalised. He is currently in a meeting with the national executive committee members led by the party’s chairman, Chief Ralph Nwosu at the Ibadan residence of former secretary to the state government, Chief Michael Koleoso.
The news of Ladoja’s hospitalization, reported by some online news platforms, had thrown the state into palpable tension.
In the report, Ladoja was said to have been rushed to the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan after he reportedly collapsed.
But Ladoja, in a telephone interview with OYO INSIGHT said he has not moved anywhere near UCH in the last two weeks.
According to African Democratic Congress, ADC, leader, “I have had to travel to Abuja, Lagos and Ife in the last one week. As I speak with you, I am at the Akobo residence of Chief Michael Koleoso, where we are deliberating on how to inaugurate the executive of the ADC in Oyo State.
“I am hale and hearty. Just like you have done, many people have called me. Disregard the news,” he added.
Ladoja said he would leave Ibadan for Lagos for an event fixed for tomorrow.