36 Yoruba groups meet, demand freedom of the region

36 Yoruba groups meet, demand freedom of the region

About 36 self-determination groups from the Southwest states on Thursday met in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, vow to resist any form of slavery by any group and to chart the way forward for the region. The meeting christened: “Yoruba World Congress (introductory conference),” was attended by some of the groups, including factional leaders and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress, the Agbekoya, Yoruba Liberation Movement and the Yoruba Afenifere Youth Council, among others. Speaking at the meeting, Prof. Banji Akintoye, said it was important the various self-determination and social-cultural…

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