Browsing: Chief Ayo Adebanjo

This is coming on the heels of a viral statement by the leader of South West Agenda, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, purporting that his group secured the support of Afenifere for its candidate during a visit to Pa Reuben Fasoranti, erstwhile Afenifere leader, on Tuesday.

Ever since his student days, Odumakin had been fearless and unrelenting in speaking up in promoting the cause of justice and what he perceived as the best interest of the citizens of Nigeria. He participated actively at the forefront in the various students and youth struggles against successive military dictatorships in the 1980s and 1990s. In the process, he was arrested, harassed and even detained several times. Yet, he never allowed himself to succumb to tyranny or be pressured into submissive and pliant silence.

It is inhuman for anybody who is enjoying today’s democracy to be reading shaming innuendoes to Buhari’s redemption of Abiola’s memory. Whether the reverse injustice against Abiola is done in desperation, illegal, unconstitutional, belated or is a suave way to woo the Yoruba, President Buhari has been able to price open the past in order to heal the present and look forward to a better future

Buhari, in a message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina in Abuja on Tuesday, joined family members, friends and professional colleagues in celebrating the elder statesman.

Clarifying issues after the inaugural public intervention of the emergent pan-Nigerian Movement, the group Head of Secretariat, Olawale Okunniyi, said at the weekend in Lagos that a high powered consultative team, led by elder statesman, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, has already initiated a major tactical consultation across Nigeria to forge a negotiated consensus among critical stakeholders on how best to restructure Nigeria

The forum, represented by Chiefs Edwin Clark, Albert Horsefall (South-South); Chief John Nwodo, Prof. Joe Irukwu (South-East); and Chief Reuben Fasoranti, Chief Ayo Adebanjo (South-West), spoke in Lagos at a press conference titled: “Only Restructuring will Ensure the Unity, Peace and Development of Nigeria”