I would’ve escaped 11-year trial for N4.7bn fraud if I had joined APC —Ladoja

A former Governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, has said that he wouldn’t have had to undergo a trial that lasted 11 whopping years for alleged theft of N4.7bn public funds if he had joined the ruling All Progressives Congress.

~ Punch

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