The leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Resolution Teams, Ilana Omo Oodua, Professor Banji Akintoye, has confirmed media reports that he is Benin Republic.
The successfully-known historian, nonetheless, talked about he’s no longer on the bustle following reports that the Muhammadu Buhari-led Nigerian authorities is planning to arrest him.
A assertion by his Communications Manager, Mr. Maxwell Adeleye, talked about Akintoye is in Benin Republic to be clear the liberate of the detained Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, from detention within the Fancophone nation.
He vowed to reach lend a hand to reach lend a hand to Nigeria as soon as Igboho’s freedom has been secured so he can resume his wrestle for the actualisation of Yoruba Nation.
According to him, he has no longer committed any offence to warrant his arrest or intimidation.
For him, the wrestle for the liberation of Yoruba Nation is ready “no retreat, no renounce”.
“Myself, the President-Traditional and Professor Wale Adeniran (Chairman) of Ilana Omo Oodua, are within the intervening time within the Republic of Benin as reported, but no longer on the bustle.
“We’re here to oversee and coordinate, by all authorized and and diverse methodology, the wrestle for the liberate of our son and patriot, Sunday Adeyemo Igboho, detained by the Authorities from custody.
“By tense serene self-resolution for the Yoruba Nation, I’m no longer breaking any law, since self-resolution is recognised by the international and Nigerian laws to be an inalienable trusty of every nationality, mountainous or tiny, on this planet.
“I in actuality indulge in earned a tough recognition as a extremely respected imply of a serene self-resolution wrestle. I in actuality indulge in even written a e book on the enviornment which is already being mature as a handbook by Yoruba self-resolution advocates and organisations.
“Regardless of what the Nigerian Authorities would be planning in opposition to me, I want to insist with none disaster or intimidation that I will be returning to Nigeria straight away Ighoho is launched from custody. I will’t be intimidated on account of I’ve no longer committed any offense, authorized indulge in Sunday Igboho.
“Let me declare all Yoruba Of us all around the sector that there’s no trigger for dread. I didn’t soar to anyplace. I’m in Benin Republic running your errands. The wrestle isn’t any retreat, no renounce,” he talked about.