Browsing: Banji Akintoye

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.

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

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.

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.

In a statement on Monday morning, the Executive Producer of the programme, Olayinka Agboola, who is also the publisher of Parrot Xtra Magazine and, 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.