Professor Aderemi Ajala, former aide to immediate past Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff has raised alarm over plans to burgle his country home in Ilobu, Irepodun local government area of Osun State by some politicians in the camp he left.
Ajala has dumped the former lawmaker shortly after he joined the Osun Progressives, a group within the Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress loyal to former Governor Rauf Aregbesola.
The University don had pinched his tent with Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s camp and has been in fore front of the campaign for the Governor.
Lasun on the other hand, having lost the primaries to Oyetola again, dumped the party and is now contesting Governorship seat on the platform of the Labour Party.
Raising the alarm in a statement obtained by InsightMedia in Osogbo on Friday, Ajala said the aim of those planning to burgle his house is to take some documents used during the 2018 elections.
The statement reads, “Between 8.15 and 8.45 am on Friday 15th April 2022, identified three people belonging to a rival political party that has a candidate contesting 2022 gubernatorial election in Osun had a phone call conference, where they decided to engage a mole to burgle my house in Ilobu to cart away strategic documents on election and campaign strategies used in 2018 governorship election in Osun state. I was at the other end during the phone conversation and all that were discussed with the mole are directly to my hearing and knowledge.
“Note that between 2016 and 2018, I was the Director General of the gubernatorial election campaign of an aspirant in All Progressive Congress, who lost at the party primary then. At present in 2022, I am committed with Ileri Oluwa agenda simply because I believe that God’s covenant must have to pass in the face of good political and administrative conducts of His Excellency, Alhaji Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola.
“It will be good for the conspirators to note that all that I did between 2016 and 2018 during the campaign were products of my personal endowment and extensive research on “campaign and election where political parties do not matter”. As an academics, all the factors that made the success of the strategies then are no more in existence. As at today our party All Progressive Congress is fully active and has voted for Governor Oyetola in February 19th primary election as the party’s flag bearer. Therefore the conspirators should know that the document intended to burgle is obsolete and can not apply for 2022 election.
“More importantly is the fact that no such handy document exists in my house. All ideas, logistics and strategies that were deployed for the tentative success in 2018 are resident in my brain and only when my head is cut that the conspirators can access it by force. The brain work then has been transformed, reworked and perfectly tuned towards driving Governor Oyetola to success in July 16th election in Osun state, especially ascertaining sound victory for Governor Oyetola in Ilobu. That much I know for sure.
“I therefore urge the conspirators to desist from plan to destroy my house for nothing. My house (The Unique Manor) also popularly known as “The White House” is a proceed of my hard earned incomes from my 22 years of service as a University lecturer, built through my personal savings, University of Ibadan Teachers’ Cooperative loans and loans from the First Bank PLC. So, destroying my house for nothing sake is not only a crime against humanity, but a sin against God that renders the current Ramadan of whoever is involved impotent and rewardless.
“It is sad that among the conspirators and the arrow head is a younger brother ( not blood related) that I harboured in my house in University of Ibadan when he was doing his first degree in the university. I also facilitated his admission to the University then. This suggests that “Imu nika”
“As an academics who believes in research and making the research report available, any information the conspirators need from me should be humbly requested for, and in the spirit of science, I will gladly make such available in so far that it does not injure my personal interest. DO NOT DESTROY MY HOUSE FOR NOTHING.”