Yoruba Nation: Ooni of Ife Reveals What Buhari Told Him about Sunday Igboho -GCFRNG

Yoruba Nation: Ooni of Ife Reveals What Buhari Told Him about Sunday Igboho -GCFRNG

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife, said President Buhari told him Sunday Igboho needed patience. because his approach was wrong and he was also misled by some politicians

The monarch said this in an interview where he spoke about how the agitation of the Igboho secession landed him in jail.

According to Ooni, Igboho was fighting for a just cause but his approach was wrong and he was also misled by some politicians

Ile-Ife, Osun State – The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has spoken about the continued arrest of Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, in the Republic of Benin.

The first-class monarch in an interview published by BBC News Yoruba said that Igboho rejected the advice offered by the traditional rulers sent to dialogue with him.

Ooni recounted that he met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Igboho and explained the reasons behind the activist’s unrest.

In his reaction, Ooni recalled that President Buhari said Igboho needs to be “calm and patient”.

He said the president also asked monarchs in the southwest region to advise Igboho against moves that are against the law.

His words:

“I visited President Buhari on his case and we discussed it. I told him that Igboho is our son, he told me that he (Igboho) should stay calm and exercise patience. The president told me that monarchs should warn him to be calm.

“After I left Buhari’s place, I called on monarchs and elders of Yoruba land for a meeting to advise Igboho to exercise patience but Igboho did not listen.

He started abusing everyone, including the monarchs I sent to him. “He hurled so many bad words but he is still our son. God owns forgiveness. We’ve forgiven him. If he had listened, he wouldn’t have found himself in his current travail.

We are trying our best to secure his release.

The monarch noted that Igboho has a just cause to fight, but said he should have been more diplomatic.

He alleged that the politicians misled Igboho, insisting that the activist deserved the support of the monarchs of the region.

On his part, Ooni said that he had forgiven Igboho and that he was already working to get him released from his detention in the Republic of Benin. He urged other Yoruba Nation agitators to consider dialogue.

Meanwhile, the federal government said it has discovered the Igboho financiers.

Abubakar Malami (SAN), the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and the Minister of Justice revealed this at a press conference in Abuja on Friday 22 October.

The AGF explained that a committee established by the federal government unraveled how Igboho obtained the money. of 43 bank accounts in nine banks. He said investigations revealed that Igboho was being financed primarily by a member of the National Assembly.

Furthermore, Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN), one of Igboho’s advisers, has reacted to recent claims made against his client.

Aliyu in a statement criticized the claims made by Malami, saying that the minister’s claims are not hard facts. He claimed that the alleged money transferred to Abbal Bako and the children owned by Abdullahi Umar is mere conjecture.

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Yoruba Nation: Ooni of Ife Reveals What Buhari Told Him about Sunday Igboho -GCFRNG

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