The apex chief of Yoruba Self-Willpower Teams, Ilana Omo Oodua, Professor Banji Akintoye says the homicide of Yorubas in individuals of Igangan in Oyo State was a declaration of conflict by “Fulani terrorists”.
Akintoye accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal authorities of backing the “terrorist herdsmen which have been maiming, killing and raping the Yoruba individuals and exterminating their properties”.
In an announcement on Monday by his spokesman, Maxwell Adeleye, Akintoye urged the Yorubas “to arm themselves with no matter they will lay their fingers upon”.
He hailed Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for his stand on the Igangan bloodbath, and suggested the South-West Governors to place apart constitutional objections to defend their individuals.
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“Yoruba land has been surrounded, and we should act now”, the famend scholar declared, including that Yoruba individuals have by no means been conquered.
The second republic member of the Senate urged Yoruba youths to arrange for “technological, religious and bodily warfares”.
“The Fulani herdsmen assault mustn’t ever be allowed to succeed anyplace in Yoruba land once more”.
“The Federal Authorities of Nigeria has failed woefully to guard the Yoruba individuals and different indigenous peoples of Nigeria’s South and the Center Belt towards these invading, marauding forces.
“After we think about the habits of the federal authorities within the face of this hazard to the indigenous peoples and residents of Nigeria, we cannot keep away from the conclusion that the federal authorities is a sponsor of the fear in our land.
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“The federal authorities began by saying and doing nothing in regards to the terrorism whereas apparently instructing the safety companies to do nothing to confront the terrorism.
“The federal authorities persistently offers to the extensive world a false image of the scenario by claiming that all the pieces is a product of local weather change even because the Fulani insistently points statements that their mission is to subdue all peoples and forcefully take their land.
“Whereas permitting the Fulani to maneuver freely with and to import numerous classes of weapons into Nigeria, the federal authorities prohibited the possession of any sort of firearms by any indigenous residents of Nigeria.”
Akintoye lamented that authorities despatched the Police and Military to grab privately owned weapons together with these residents had earlier been licensed for looking and sports activities.
“Within the gentle of all of the foregoing, we name on all our governors to cease letting objections by federal officers hinder the protection of our peoples.
“We name on all Yoruba individuals to stand up as one to defeat this hazard. We Yoruba have a proud historical past that we now have by no means been conquered.
“Allow us to not succumb to conquest now. Allow us to thank the numerous younger individuals of our land who’ve been standing up towards the invasion of our land.”
On Sunday, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams mentioned over 50 individuals have been murdered in Igangan and that “conflict is imminent within the nation”.
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