Pan Yoruba movement group holds protest

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Pan Yoruba movement group, ‘Yoruba Koya’, has held a peaceful protest to sensitive the people of south west to demand without equivocation, the restructuring of Nigeria’s political, economic and social cultures, and, as well, reject heinous activities in Yoruba land, such as killings and destruction of farm lands by herdsmen, youth unemployment, food insecurity and infrastructural decadence.

The protest which was held last week will remain a memorable day in the lives of many as thousands of people from the six south western states of Nigeria took part in it.

The group enjoin Nigerians, especially all Yorubas and their lovers, to support the agitation for restructuring of the country and to reawaken the consciousness of Yoruba people to the hidden agenda of some ethnic oligarchy’s plan to dominate and enslave the Yoruba nation.

The pan Yoruba group is made up of professionals such as artisans, students, business men and women, bankers, retired police and military top-notch.

Speaking during the protest, secretary of the group, Mr Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye, said it is no doubt that the Yoruba nation is lagging in the political equation of the country and this situation has made the economy of the states in the south western states, especially, to be in comatose with attending worrisome states of high insecurity, youth unemployment, infrastructure decadence, corruption in public service, farmers/herdsmen clashes, amongst many others.

All wearing customized t-shirts, with placards that had various inscriptions, marched from Ikeja Shopping Mall to the State House of Assembly, Alausa, Ikeja, where they submitted a protest letter to the office of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, while in Ibadan they walked peacefully from Ring Road, to Agodi-Gate, Government House, Ibadan where they sang solidarity songs to the admiration of road users.

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