Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, says he doesn’t imagine in any entity other than the Nigerian State.
The governor additionally particularly stated he doesn’t assist agitation by secessionists for Yoruba Nation within the South-West area.
Akeredolu, who’s the Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Discussion board, was reacting to a press release made at a rally in Akure on Saturday by Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo also referred to as Sunday Igboho.
Igboho had stated, “The governor is conscious of these items we’re doing, we’ve his assist. We aren’t any extra below the Fulani. All we would like is Yoruba Nation.”
However reacting in a press release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, on Sunday, Akeredolu stated Igboho and different secessionist agitators have been on their very own.
The assertion was titled, ‘Yoruba Nation Agitators On Their Personal – Akeredolu’.
It learn, “It has come to the information of the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, that some group of individuals who held a rally below the duvet of what they time period ‘secessionist agitations’ in Akure, on Saturday, Could 22, 2021, erroneously claimed to have had his assist for the rally.
“Governor Akeredolu needs to state clearly that whereas he acknowledges the best of people and teams to carry peaceable rallies, it should not be misconstrued to imply assist for secessionist agenda and or balkanization of the nation. Removed from it.
“Unequivocally, the Governor’s opinion on the Akure rally or every other of its ilk, is barely to the impact that he’s not against any civil protest which isn’t in breach of the extant legal guidelines of the Nation. He neither believes, nor helps the hunt for the Yoruba Nation outdoors of Nigeria within the method canvassed. Governor Akeredolu stands by a virile, united and indivisible Nigeria as demanded by the Southern Governors’ Discussion board.
“Due to this fact, the vigour, zeal, management and candour displayed by Governor Akeredolu for a simply and truthful Nigeria is altruistic, and borne out of patriotism for the Nation in addition to love for his individuals, the Yoruba ethnic nationality.
“It can be crucial, due to this fact, to state with none equivocation that the Yoruba Nation secessionist promoters don’t take pleasure in any lending hand in Governor Akeredolu.”