The Renowned Human Right Activist, popular known as Sunday Igboho has thrown weight behind the secession of the Yorubas from Nigeria and establish a new country that would be called Oduduwa Republic.
Sunday Igboho made his stand known on Yoruba Secession during a stakeholders’ meeting with leaders of the Yoruba race in the Southwest region.
According to the right activist, a mega rally will be staged across Ibadan, the political headquarters of the Southwest region on October 1st, 2020 to demand and create awareness on the secession of the Yorubas and the establishment of the Oduduwa Republic.
He added that himself and other right activists have met with a cross-section of Yoruba monarchs on the upcoming rally.
Sunday Igboho hinted that the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land, Iba Gani Adams is expected to lead the rally alongside other Yoruba leaders.
He, however, sound a note of warning to the Nigeria police force to allow them to observe their constitutionally rights to protest and rally or risk the wrath of the Oduduwa.
It would be recalled that the leader of the Yoruba World Congress, Professor Banji Akintoye, has said necessary machinery has been put in motion at ensuring the Yoruba nation is actualize in due course.
The Yoruba leader affirmed that with the registration of the Yoruba World Congress in the Unrepresented People’s Organization, UNPO, and its chapters in 40 countries and territories across the world as well as unshaken support from the world powers, the Yoruba Nation will be legitimately established.
Professor Akintoye who said the Yoruba Nation will not secede from Nigeria, maintained that the Yoruba Nation will negotiate its freedom and go on its separate way.