The former governor of the state of Oyo, Rashidi Ladoja, said he is not planning quit politics because he is still a politician.
Ladoja, said that he would no longer seek elections in any elected political seat.
Osi Olubadan, promised to contribute to any development policy anywhere in the country, he further said he would never take the “siddon look” approach to politics as rumored in some sectors.
While speaking with newsmen at his residence in Bodija, Ibadan the state capital, on Sunday after observing the prayers of Eid-el-Kabir.
He queried: “Is it possible for someone to withdraw from politics? Are you not a politician? And then, what are they talking about? All I said was that I would not go for any contest as elected office holder anymore. Is that not retirement? That is retirement. Your guess is as good as mine.
“I say I will not answer again, but I will always go for development policies.
“Whether I am in a partisan or nonpartisan politics, if there is any development policy, I will always look for it anywhere in Nigeria. Therefore, it’s not about “Siddon-look,” I’m not “saddening look.”
He went further to speak about the security in the nation. His assessment on security situation in the country, he said the government is not sincere in its approach to finding a lasting solution to the myriad of challenges facing the country.
According to him, “if they are ready, they will first see the root causes of the problems and address it head-on.”
Daily Tells understands that the former governor of Oyo was not active in any of the leading political parties in the country