- Scores of heavily armed security operatives have been stationed at different locations in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital
- Their presence on the streets of the southwest state has been linked to a planned rally by the Yoruba Nation agitators
- It appears the agitators are not bothered by the presence of the security officials and are already gathering in their numbers at the venue of the rally
Ekiti state - Ahead of a rally by those agitating for the Yoruba Nation, heavily armed security operatives have taken over strategic parts of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.
The Nation reports that men of the Nigerian Police Force, Joint Task Force, the Department of State Service (DSS), Amotekun, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were spotted stationed at different locations on Saturday morning, June 5.
They were seen around the popular Fajuyi park, which is the venue for the self-determination rally.
The security personnel were also spotted in front of the Ekiti Government House, Adunni Olayinka Bus stop, Oke-sa interjection and other strategic points in the state capital.
According to TVC News report, the agitators have refused to allow the presence of the heavily armed security operatives to deter them from their goal and have already started thronging the venue of the rally in their large numbers.
Divine message from above
The Yoruba nation agitators including the popular rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho had convened at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park in Osogbo, Osun state, for a protest on Saturday, May 15.
Not long after they convened, rain began to fall, “dispersing” the agitators.
“The heavy rainfall that dispersed the separatist agitators in Osogbo is a divine message for them to change cause and work for the unity of our country."