The historical city of Ibadan is hosting the National Executive Members of the Labour Party which comprises of over 350 members in Ibadan , Oyo State
The party secretary, Mr Kayode Ajulo in a chat with newsmen said the NEC meeting would also be an occasion to decide who the party is adopting as the presidential candidate for the coming election.
According to him, the NEC meeting is fixed for Ibadan because the city is the political capital of the South West where serious political decisions takes place during the era of the late sage Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Dr Nnamdi Azikwe .
He said further that Premier hotel being one of the undying legacy of Awolowo is the venue of the NEC, expressing optimism that if Awolowo were to be alive today he would be a Labour Party member because he was a Unionist par excellence while alive.
Ajulo, while speaking on the presidential candidate of the party said, the party elders will decide tomorrow and whoever the party adopted will be supported. “Unlike other party who only adopted and go to bed,Labour Party will give total support to any presidential candidate who will be arrived at through debate , critical assessment and consideration for future of development of Nigeria ‘.
He said that ‘ our congregation on. Ibadan is. Based on historical relevance of the city as the political nerve centre of Nigeria where to decide the political future of Nigeria. Just wait till tomorrow”.