Ooni of Ife Rejects Yoruba Nation Agitators, Gives Reason

Ooni of Ife Rejects Yoruba Nation Agitators, Gives Reason

  • Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, has urged Nigerians to ignore Yoruba nation agitators, describing them as distractors
  • Legit.ng recalls that some Yoruba nation agitators invaded the Oyo state government secretariat last week
  • The Ooni who spoke on Tuesday, Apil 16, insisted that the agitators do not represent the interests of the Yoruba race

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Ile-Ife, Osun state - Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, has asked Nigerians to ignore the Yoruba nation agitators who invaded the Oyo state government secretariat recently.

As reported by Vanguard newspaper, the first-class monarch described the agitators as attention seekers, insisting that they do not represent the interest of the Yoruba race.

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Ooni of Ife does not support Yoruba nation adherents' violent invasion of the Ibadan secretariat
Ooni of Ife asks for support for President Bola Tinubu. Photo credit: @OoniAdimulaIfe
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Ignore those agitating for Yoruba nation - Ooni

Speaking on Tuesday, April 16, when he received members of the Yoruba council worldwide, who paid him a visit at his lodge in Eko hotels, Victoria Island in Lagos to inform him of the sixth annual Omoluwabi festival slated for May 1, 2024, the Ooni advised Nigerians not to give the controversial Yoruba nation agitators any attention.

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His words:

“We should not give those people relevance. They are achieving their aims just to seek attention. We are having challenges here and there in the country; this administration is really trying her best.
“President Bola Tinubu is doing very well. He is doing exceptionally well, by trying to fix the economy, we should give him the benefit of doubt and also to engage people. Very important that we should be engaging people to talk to others about the success recorded by the government in power."

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Igboho distances self from Oyo secretariat invasion

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Sunday Adeyemo, the Yoruba Nation activist popularly known as Sunday Igboho, said he knew nothing about the invasion of the Oyo state government secretariat.

Speaking through Olayomi Koiki, his media aide during a Facebook Live monitored by Legit.ng, Igboho distanced himself from the infraction.

Source: Legit.ng

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