To this end, the group has written another letter to the Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command, Hakeem Odumosu
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Igboho confirmed the decision to go ahead with the rally through his spokesman, Olayomi Koiki, in a Facebook Live broadcast on Friday
His wife was also said to have been whisked away by the yet-to-be-identified gunmen alleged to be operatives of the Nigerian Army
The forum, arising from an emergency meeting in Lagos on Sunday, said the letter by the professor that the entire South West might have been surrounded by terrorists had raised an alarm that might lead to unnecessary upheaval in the region if unverified.
The alarm was raised by the Leader of Ilana Imo Oodua and Second Republic Senator, Prof. Banji Akintoye, in a statement by his media aide, Maxwell Adeleye, on Wednesday.
The coalition passed the vote of confidence on Akintoye on Tuesday in Ibadan, Oyo State at a press conference to mark the first anniversary of the Congress and to assess the state of affairs of the Yoruba race, a day after he was sacked as leader by the Co-Founders of the YWC.
This was contained in a statement made available to The Eagle Online on by the National Secretary of the YWC, Prof. Anthony Kila, on Sunday
Trouble started on August 25, 2020 when a press statement signed by Banji Akintoye, professor emeritus of history, and some other names communicated that members of the YWC Leaders Council had been removed. Names of those announced as removed were Amos Akingba, Tola Adeniyi, Anthony Kila, and Solagbade Popoola. The statement, sent to various news outlet, went viral within minutes due to the astonishing content
The impression was corrected in a terse statement on Wednesday.
In a statement through its Director of Communications, Moses Jolayemi, the group said from the efforts so far made by the governor, leading to the recent inauguration, it was clear that he is serious about the security initiative and not engaged in mere lip service or political shenanigan.
The YWC Secretary General, Prof. Anthony Kila, unveiled the project
The Director of Communications, YWC, the umbrella body of Yoruba descents all over the world, Moses Jolayemi, said this in a press release on Monday.
Yoruba groups and people across the world have resolved to forge an active global alliance in pursuit of the defence and promotion of Yoruba culture and people all over the world as this is the best way to attain safety and prosperity of everything Yoruba.
The Emeritus Professor of History made this call during a reception held to honour his 85th birthday at the Secretariat of the Yoruba World Congress in Lagos.
In a statement on Monday morning, the Executive Producer of the programme, Olayinka Agboola, who is also the publisher of Parrot Xtra Magazine and PMParrong.com, confirmed that the enigmatic scholar will be available to answer questions from both interviewers in the studio and members of the public.
In a bid to make sure that Operation Amotekun remains a people-centered and people-owned initiative, the Yoruba World Congress has activated a help desk, tagged: “People’s Desk,” that will collate suggestions, concerns and observations on it.
The protest, code-named: “Amotekun Solidarity Walk,” which is being organized by Yoruba World Congress, an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural and Self Determination Groups within and beyond Nigeria, will take place in all the South West States capital.
This was contained in a communiqué made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Akure, Ondo State by the Yoruba Youth National Leader, Eric Oluwole, and the coalition’s spokesperson, Ojo Bright.
The National Leader of Pan Yoruba group, Afenifere, Senator Ayo Fasanmi, and an elder statesman and historian, Prof. Banji Akintoye, have urged Yoruba people to brace up for the presidency in 2023.
The Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has described the late Founder of the Oodua People’s Congress, Dr Frederick Fasehun, as great patriot and a selfless leader.