Teams clamoring for the independence of the Yoruba nation have vowed to not relent of their campaigns.
They just lately revealed plans to current their case on the 76th United Nations Normal Meeting scheduled to carry in September.
Ilana Omo Oodua, the umbrella physique of Yoruba self-determination teams, endorsed the petition by the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Willpower (NINAS), urging the Nigerian Authorities to conduct a referendum.
In a zoom dialog organized by UK-based Heritage Multimedia TV on Tuesday, one of many leaders of Ilana Omo Odua, Wale Adeniran, said that the UN Normal Meeting can be a possibility to elucidate the rationale behind the Yoruba nation agitation to world leaders, TheNation reviews.
Adeniran, a pioneer Commissioner of Training in Osun State and former Director of Institute of African Research at Obafemi Awolowo College, Ile-Ife stated he would converse to Yoruba historian, Banji Akintoye, regarding taking part within the session as a part of efforts to drum assist for the wrestle.
The 76th session of the UN Normal Meeting (UNGA 76) shall be held from 14th to thirtieth September 2021 in New York, US. The primary day of the high-level normal debate shall be Tuesday, 21 September 2021.
Adeniran was quoted as saying, “That’s a golden alternative for us to current our case forcefully, earlier than your complete world.
“Throughout that one week, inform Yoruba individuals everywhere in the world to return to New York and the UN normal meeting.
“I’m going to inform Prof. Akintoye that we must be a part of the occasion within the US.”
He additionally gave an replace in regards to the Yoruba nation petition submitted to the Worldwide Felony Courtroom (ICC).
He added, “The ball is in our courtroom to start to push our case and proceed to shout it.
“We’ve submitted our letter and it has been acknowledged; it’s now left for us to embark on aggressive propaganda for the ICC to look into the case. They’re people too.
“That now we have filed a petition will not be ample. We’ve to maintain making noise about it.”
In the meantime, Akintoye, additionally talking on the digital session, charged all supporters not to surrender on the wrestle.
Whereas he recommended the efforts of the media, he criticized these spreading rumors and pretend information about Sunday Igboho.
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