Former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, has joined the race for the national chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Ladoja returned to the party a few weeks ago, after pimching tent with the Accord party in the state.
Insideoyo gathered that Ladoja, will therefore, need a waiver from the party’ sNational Executive Committee before he could be cleared for the contest.
Ladoja, insideoyo.com learnt, was dragged into the race by some ‘powerful forces’ within the party.
A source had told insideoyo.com that the Ibadan High Chief would need a waiver to contest the chairmanship election as he just joined the party.
The former governor was among other chairmanship aspirants who met with the members of the National Caretaker Committee of the party today.
Chairman of the caretaker committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, presided over the meeting.
Those who were also at the meeting were Chief Bode George, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, Mr. Jimi Agbaje and Prince Uche Secondus.
Others were Chief Raymond Dokpesi and Chief Gbenga Daniel.