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A Yoruba chief, Prof. Banji Akintoye has alerted of impending terrorists’ invasion of the South-West area of Nigeria.

The historian and former Senator of the Second Republic have written to all South-West Governors and Yoruba teams, urging their leaders to be looking out.

An announcement by his Communications Supervisor, Maxwell Adeleye, alleged that the brand new midnight curfew introduced by the federal authorities to curtail the unfold of COVID-19 had clandestine motives.

Akintoye additional claimed that the March to Might 2020 lockdown was used to import terrorists from the North to the Southern elements of Nigeria.

Calling for fast actions, he stated if a excessive degree of vigilance just isn’t mounted in Yoruba areas, very severe pains could be inflicted upon numerous numbers of residents.

Akintoye revealed the content material of the letter he wrote to the six governors within the zone.

He famous {that a} mixture of “Fulani terrorists, Boko Haram and ISIS” have occupied Niger State which is straight away north of Yorubaland, thereby offering themselves very quick access by means of of Kwara and Kogi States.

Akintoye recalled the current discover by the USA that ISIS has infiltrated Southern Nigeria from the ocean, “that means that the coast of Lagos, Ogun and Ondo States have been infiltrated”.

“I’m hereby elevating an knowledgeable alarm to the Governors of our states. I humbly and passionately urge our Governors to return collectively to offer the wanted response to the hazard that threatens to engulf our Yorubaland in, likely, the subsequent few days.

“The signature motion of those international terrorist organisations is to first destroy distinguished belongings of the society that they assault. That might imply that main private and non-private buildings in Lagos and Ibadan, significantly the vastly symbolic Cocoa Home in Ibadan, could be their fast targets.”

Akintoye suggested the Southwest to keep in mind that all previous efforts by terrorists had particular plans for Yoruba land as a result of “it’s the house of the richest non-petroleum assets in Nigeria.”

Itemizing different potential targets, the elder statesman charged distinguished people and spiritual leaders to beef up safety round their premises.

“These embody bridges, essential private and non-private buildings, church buildings and such eminent Church estates because the Redeem, Winners, Deeper Life, Mountain of Fireplace Church camps and the distinctive Synagogue constructing of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, and even our most prestigious Central Mosque buildings in Lagos, Ibadan and our different cities.

“We should keep in mind that when these terrorists broke into the Mali Republic some years in the past they destroyed the revered mosque of the traditional Sankore College in Timbuktu, the best Islamic monument in West Africa. To them, no matter doesn’t qualify as fundamentalist or jihadist deserves to be destroyed.”

Akintoye urged the Yorubas, particularly the youths, to carry out their responsibility, to safe the nation and carve an honourable place for themselves in historical past.

He instructed them to make it clear to the world that now’s the final and remaining battle of the Yoruba individuals towards the harmful components of Nigeria and the Yoruba nation.

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