The same old ruler of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, on Wednesday, acknowledged solely the usual rulers contained within the Yorubaland can determine if there could be Oduduwa nation or not.
The monarch all by an interview with SaharaReporters acknowledged there are elements to consider before the agitation for self-determination of the Yoruba nation are typically pursued.
Akanbi acknowledged this whereas reacting to the assertion credited to him as saying whoever is from the realm and would not vote for Bola Tinubu in 2023 could also be a bastard.
He acknowledged, “About endorsing Tinubu, I’m not an official , so I don’t endorse individuals to vie for political seats. All i was trying to say was that Yoruba individuals should unite to vote for our personal individuals if the probability presents itself. In case you try me alright , I even have frequently wished the unity of the Yoruba individuals.”
He additional acknowledged that contained within the agitation for Oduduwa nation, Yoruba will consider sources to care for them amongst completely various factors before venturing into the tactic .
He acknowledged that solely Lagos State has the aptitude to be financially unbiased.
“Have you ever ever ever thought-about the allocation of the civil servants? have you ever ever ever ever thought-about probably the greatest methods to generate income to pay them? have you ever ever ever ever thought-about probably the greatest methods to be financially unbiased? for example , in Osun State, about N2 billion is required to pay civil servants, have you ever ever ever ever thought-about that?”
“Then, it is attainable you may consider completely completely different states. we have now now six states contained within the South-West, it appears solely Lagos State has the aptitude. This agitation for self-determination entails knowledge and consideration.”
Concerning the relentless effort of the socio-cultural organisations on the forefront of the agitation, Oluwo of Iwo accused quite a few the members of pursuing their very private egocentric curiosity.
“The Afenifere has been politicised. it is solely plenty of members amongst them which have the curiosity of the Yoruba at backside . Ask them throughout the event that they want carried the usual rulers alongside. In Yorubaland, throughout the event that they actually know historic earlier and customized, they should know that it is the paramount rulers which have the ultimate phrase say.”
“Of their agitation for Oduduwa nation, have they carried the usual rulers alongside? they should stick strictly to the gathering of the usual rulers in Yorubaland. I’m speaking regarding the council of Obas in Yorubaland. there’s only one council of normal rulers, and no matter their choice is, is ultimate.”
“It’s when the paramount rulers have shut to say that is usually the place we’re going. Sadly, the usual rulers aren’t united. it is attainable you may uncover that this one says this, the other says that. We won’t obtain one factor tangible thereupon . it is when the usual rulers unite and unanimously speak, that is as shortly as everybody is aware of that the Yoruba nation is ready .”