The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has appealed to these calling for Nigeria’s secession to shelve the concept.
The monarch warned that these beating the drum of battle in Nigeria are calling for chaos within the nation and in Africa at massive.
Oba Gbadebo spoke when he performed host to the Nationwide President of the Nationwide Street Transport Employers Affiliation of Nigeria, Musa Maitakobi, the Chairman of RTEAN in Ogun State, Titilayo Akibu, and different members of the affiliation in his palace in Ake, Abeokuta.
The go to was a part of actions marking the primary anniversary of Akibu because the state chairman of RTEAN in Ogun state.
Alake’s assertion was in opposition to the declaration of Yoruba nation and South-West secession from Nigeria by a Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly referred to as Sunday Igboho.
The monarch stated Nigeria couldn’t afford to undergo one other civil battle, stressing that no nation on the planet shall be prepared to have over 250 million Nigerians as refugees.
The monarch stated Nigerians, regardless of their tribe, political or non secular afflictions, should work collectively for the nation’s better good.
Alake stated if Nigeria fails as a rustic, your entire black race has failed, insisting that Nigeria is healthier as one united nation than breaking apart.
He stated in a report by Punch, “Nigerians, wherever we go in Nigeria, we should see ourselves as nationals of the identical nation, folks of the identical blood.
“We should work collectively to make Nigeria nice as a result of we should not fail, Nigeria should not fail, if Nigeria fails, the black race has failed and should it by no means occurred.
“The place will over 250 million folks go to? In the event that they enter the following nation, we’ll eat all their meals inside two days; there shall be no meals for anyone in that place once more. That’s the reason we should stay the place we’re and make Nigeria work and work properly.”