JUST IN: Oyo Demolishes Yoruba Nation Agitators’ Building in Ibadan, Video Goes Viral

JUST IN: Oyo Demolishes Yoruba Nation Agitators’ Building in Ibadan, Video Goes Viral

  • The Oyo state government has demolished the building where Mrs Modupe Onitiri-Abiola, declared that Yorubaland had become a sovereign nation
  • Legit.ng understands that the storey-building is located in Oluyole area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital
  • The house was pulled down following the discovery by security agents that the house was also allegedly being used to stockpile weapons

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Ibadan, Oyo state - The Oyo state government has pulled down the building where the Yoruba Nation agitators under the leadership of Modupe Onitiri-Abiola are operating.

The building on Toye Oyesola street in Ibadan South West local government area (LGA) was demolished on Wednesday, April 17, according to The Punch.

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Oyo government clamping down on Yoruba Nation agitators
Oyo pulls down Yoruba Nation agitators’ building. Photo credits: @X_Dailly, @seyiamakinde
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The Nation also noted the development.

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Legit.ng reports that the Oyo government's action followed the invasion of the Oyo state secretariat by Yoruba nation agitators last week.

The separatists stormed the Oyo state secretariat dressed in military camouflage and allegedly attempted to take over the state house of assembly.

The actions of Yoruba Nation agitators have been widely condemned, especially by groups in northern Nigeria who accuse them of inciting ethnic violence.

Some political leaders in the south-west region have joined in the criticism but there has also been massive support for them in the region.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that amid the Yoruba Nation agitation, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu received leaders of Afenifere at the state house, Abuja, the Nigerian capital city.

At the meeting with elders of the prominent Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, President Tinubu said his administration is resolute on achieving economic stability in a fair and equitable system for all Nigerians.

President Tinubu vowed that he would pursue a comprehensive economic security for Nigeria and address the country's foundational challenges.

Source: Legit.ng

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