The Yoruba leader spoke with newsmen on Thursday in his Akure, Ondo State country home as he turned 97.
A former National Publicity Secretary of the organisation, Chief Babatunde Oduyoye, gave the advice on Saturday.
Afenifere made its position known in a statement issued by its Secretary-General, Chief Sola Ebiseni, on Wednesday.
Afenifere disassociated itself from reports that it berated Iwuanyanwu for allegedly calling Yoruba people “political rascals”.
The elder statesman urged Lagosians not to make the mistake of buying into the gimmick of those bent on reversing the achievement Lagos had recorded.
The groups officially declared support for the Labour Party governorship candidate at a news conference in Ikeja.
It rather insisted that the candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, was the clear winner of the presidential election.
He made the appeal when he hosted the leadership of the Atunluse Initiatives, a socio-cultural and political group.
The position of the group was contained in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Jare Ajayi, issued on Tuesday.
The group, led by elder statesman and ex-Federal Minister of Information, Edwin Clark, made this known on Thursday.
Akeredolu, who is the Chairman of the Southern Governors’ Forum has declared that those who are agitating for the Yoruba Nation were enemies of the country.
Speaking at the meeting, he vowed to run an inclusive government that will positively touch every part of the country.
As the foremost Yoruba socio-political group, shouldn’t Afenifere be leading the charge to have a Yoruba presidency come 2023?
The clarification was made in a statement by the Personal Assistant of Fasoranti, Adedapo Abiola, in Akure.
The Eagle Online recalls that Adebanjo had claimed that when Fasoranti called him on the visit, he objected to it
The spokesman of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Bayo Onanuga, revealed this.
In a post on his Twitter page, Tuesday, Obi shared photos of himself with the leaders of the groups, saying the leaders of the LP were also present.
Chief Adebanjo made his position known in an interview he granted Sunday Sun on the 2023 general election in Nigeria.
The body made its position known in a statement on Friday, a day after Abubakar unveiled Okowa as his running mate
Recall that Olufunke was shot dead in June 2019 by gunmen in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State