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Labour Party My Political Home, Says Mimiko, as He Finally Re-joins Party


By Temitope Adedeji, Akure

The immediate-past Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has said the Labour party, which he has re- joined, is his political home.

imiko, who said this on Thursday, at the Adesaonye Civic Centre, when he re-joined Labour party as his new political party, after tendering his resignation letter as Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member.

According to him, “I give all glory to God who has made it possible for me to be here today and declare for Labour Party, which I am rest assured to be my political home”.

He said further that, he has seen it from afar that the party is the only platform at which the Nigerians  can achieve and actualise their dreams as future leaders.
The former governor , who said his intention and ambition is to contest as the president of the federal Republic Of Nigeria in the forthcoming 2019 election.

He, however, said he decided to do what he did base on the fact that the political ideologies  of the existing political parties are no longer beneficial to the masses, which he said his new political party will surely provide for the common man.

Mimiko said he initially joined PDP to develop the people of the country but realised that the party eventually loose focus.

The party stalwarts who were in attendant included Abdulquadri Absalam, the party factional Chairman, the National Treasurer, Mrs. Oluchi Opera, Labour Party governorship Candidate in Ekiti State, Dr. Sikiru Taye Lawal, and the former Commissioner for Works in the state, Engr. Gboye Adegbenro, and a host of others.

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