The controversy surrounding the alleged secession of the Yorubas from Nigeria as championed by some groups continued on Tuesday as the leader of the Ilana Omo Oodua Prof. Banji Akintoye replied Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
Recall that Governor Akeredolu had earlier said that Yoruba People that want self-determination should steer clear of Ondo State.
In his response to Governor Akeredolu reaction, the Ilana Omo Oodua, who is the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups within and beyond the shores of Nigeria under the leadership of Prof. Banji Akintoye through a press statement made available to journalists in Ibadan Oyo State Capital maintained that, Akeredolu belong to the neo-classical class, let us hold our one million march peacefully in Akure if you are sure you are speaking for Ondo State people.
Akintoye also stressed that Akeredolu has surrendered Ondo Farm Lands to the Government of Herdsmen to avoid being sacked through Tribunal.
The Emeritus Professor also maintained that the agitation shall be a bloodless, Intellectually rooted, legally grounded one.