Senator Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja, former governor of Oyo state, has been reportedly rushed to the University College Hospital (UCH) in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, over an undisclosed ailment.
NIGERIA NEWS gathers that Ladoja who is the leader of African Democratic Congress (ADC) Oyo state, was reported to have collapsed during a meeting he held with members of the party in Ibadan to review the chance of the party in the next week’s gubernatorial election in Osun state.
The former governor was reported to have been involved in serious campaigns for his party in the state for the coming election.
Speaking on the incident, one of Ladoja’s associates said that what happened to the ADC chieftain was nothing to panic about, while he confirmed his admission at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital, adding that he would soon be discharged “There is nothing to fear about as our leader will return home either Friday or Sunday. He only needs some rests. The stress is too much”, the source said.
Meanwhile, it was gathered that no official detail concerning his ailment has been confirmed but a member of the party suspected that it might be the age factor.
Senator Ladoja had on Thursday, September 13, led other members of his party to Ile Ife in Osun state to campaign for the party’s candidate at the fast approaching gubernatorial election in the state.
In an earlier report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that PDP gubernatorial candidate for September election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke promised to pay workers’ allowances as at when due and also reiterated his commitment to improving the Omoluabi state.