'No Regret Invading Oyo Govt House' - Arrested Yoruba Nation Agitators

Date: 15-04-2024 7:10 pm (1 month ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
- at 15-04-2024 07:10 PM (1 month ago)
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Arrested Yoruba Nation agitators have said they do not regret their action.
Recall that the agitators were arrested after invading the Oyo State Governor’s Office and the state House of Assembly on Monday.
A 55-year-old lecturer at the Federal College of Education (Special), in Oyo State, Alabi Ogundeji said he doesn't regret his action.
Corroborating his view, a 29-year-old phone repairer, Ademola Adeniyi, who was part of the arrested agitators, also said he didn’t regret joining the struggle.
Gistmania reports that about 20 persons were arrested by the police after some masked men in military camouflage with rifles and charms suspected to be Yoruba Nation agitators early Saturday invaded the Governor’s Office and the state House of Assembly.
Speaking with newsmen separately at the state Police Command, Eleyele in Ibadan, the state capital, during their parade by the police, the duo insisted that their actions were lawful under Nigeria and international law.
Ogundeji said,
“I’m part of the agitation and I can’t deny it. Yoruba as an indigenous nation is a nation on its own. We have so many nations in Nigeria and Yoruba is one of them.

“Oodua Nation leaders have taken every step and action that needed to be taken. So, we embarked on a referendum which was 500 petitions signed by all Yorubas, and this has served as the referendum.

“Our leadership went to all Yoruba-speaking states to serve official letters written by our leaders and we were given our copy. After that is proclamation, declaration, occupation, and notification to the world that Yoruba is an indigenous nation.

“We were at the Secretariat, Agodi in Ibadan to celebrate and rejoice because of the new nation that was born. It is not a new thing that Yoruba is a nation and we want to stand on our own. We have been together with Nigeria for over 100 years."

In his own, the 29-year-old phone repairer, Adeniyi, also amongst those arrested said, “We all know that nothing is working in Nigeria and things are hard for everyone except those in government. We were at the Secretariat waiting for our leader to address us.

“We believe our leader knows much about the law. So, we are not afraid to join when we are called upon. Our leader told us that all challenges Yoruba are facing shall be addressed if we achieve our aim,” he stressed.
While parading all the suspects, the state Police Commissioner, Hamzat Adebola, described the act as criminal, unpatriotic and a clear case of treasonable felony and terrorism which would be meted with adequate sanctions.
He explained that the continued existence of Nigeria as a sovereign indivisible entity is a task that must be accomplished, adding that “the labour of our heroes past shall never be in vain.”

“As a parent, I enjoin other parents, guardians and leaders in every sphere of political, religious and socio-economic influence to prevail on their children, ward, protégés and followers against being used by unpatriotic individuals to promote anarchy in the state and by extension, Nation.

“I would like to use this medium to remind the criminally minded that the state is home to many responsible, hospitable and extremely intelligent individuals who pride themselves on creativity, hard work and resourcefulness.”

He, therefore, vowed that it would not be reduced under his watch to a playground for the criminally minded and misguided individuals or groups who intend to make their livelihood by distorting the relative tranquillity enjoyed by the good people of the state.

Posted: at 15-04-2024 07:10 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- larry1970 at 15-04-2024 07:25 PM (1 month ago)
God bless you real yoruba man you are a champion ok phyuk the fulani cow phyuking motherphyukers
money will be sent to you ok
all this people like police will soon face the world criminal court ok
documents are stronger than you all
you will be jailed like Charles Taylor
Posted: at 15-04-2024 07:25 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
- gogoman at 15-04-2024 07:33 PM (1 month ago)
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Lion at the Ibadan zoo are still hungry!! push those fools inside the lion's den one after another!! they will fear then Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes stupid people!! ur pikin be president u still dey cause trouble  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 15-04-2024 07:33 PM (1 month ago) | Grande Master
- fineboy77 at 15-04-2024 10:02 PM (1 month ago)
I somehow like their courage

Posted: at 15-04-2024 10:02 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- 4element at 16-04-2024 10:54 AM (1 month ago)
Our past heroes are not currupt like present  pilitician,  number two to keep Nigeria one is not a task that must be done like  Gowon saaid during the civil war.  Now after 100 years togetherness  according to the law of British colonia, ater 100 years, to keep Nigeria one is by dialogue and agreement, any part can go her own way, after 100 Years, and the 100 Years has expired.  This is the truth, and all ploitician knows this truth.
Posted: at 16-04-2024 10:54 AM (1 month ago) | Newbie