Yoruba Nation agitators declare support for Tinubu’s presidency
… endorse Sanwo-Olu for 2nd term
The Yoruba Self Determination Coalition, otherwise known as ‘Yoruba Nation’ has declared total support for the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the nation approaches the general elections.
The Yoruba Nation being the foremost group agitating for the actualization of Yoruba liberation had it representatives from all states in the Southwest, Kogi and Kwara states converged on 58/60 Oduduwa Crescent, GRA Ikeja, for the sole purpose of showing their solidarity to the course.
The Director General of Tinubu/Shettima and Sanwo-Olu/Hamzat Independent Campaign Council (ICC), Mr. Tayo Ayinde expressed his appreciation for the Yoruba Nation for finding time to stop at the campaign office.
Ayinde said Tinubu is a nationalist who is not tribalistic. He recounted that when Tinubu was the governor of Lagos State, he never neglected any ethnic group. He had people from different tribes in the state cabinet.
He noted that Tinubu is being supported across the northern states because of his track records in Lagos and support for humanity. Ayinde went further to state that the people of Yoruba Nation have done the right thing with the declaration.
Speaking on behalf of the Yoruba Nation, Otunba Demola Edward explained the new direction for the Yoruba Nation, and why the group decided to endorse Tinubu forpPresident.
Edward also spoke on the capacity and competence of Tinubu.
He said the groups want Tinubu to replicate his laudable achievements in Lagos State at the national Level.
Alhaji Abdurasak Adewale Shokoti also affirmed that the Yoruba Nation people are ready to go the extra mile by leaving aside their agitation for Yoruba Nation and work for the emergence of Tinubu as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Mr. Kola Peregrino, the ICC Deputy Director General addressed the gathering as being one in thought with him. He appreciated them for the right step they took.
A GAC Member, Senator Anthony Adefuye in his goodwill message appreciated the Yoruba Nation for their new direction by rallying support for Tinubu. He went further to appeal to those of the group that are in Lagos to also vote for Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Prince Jide Kosoko advised the Yoruba Nation to keep faith with Tinubu,as according to him, a Tinubu presidency is truly going to address most of the issues that are being talked about among the Yoruba Nation.
Dignitaries at the event were Mr Tayo Akinmade Ayinde (Director General of ICC), GAC Member, Senator Anthony Adefuye, Mr. Kola Peregrino (Deputy Director General of ICC), Basorun Alabi Macfoy (Vice Chairman of ICC), Prince Bayo Osiyemi (Chieftaincy & Traditional), Barr. Omolara Alakija (Director of Voters Education), Mr. Akinduro Ibesanmi (Director Office of the DG), Kenny Saint Brown (Director of Communication and Strategy), Chief Ganiyu Balogun (Media Consultant), Hon. Ayo Adewale (Director of Outdoor), Prince Jide Kosoko, Mr. Jubril Gawat (Director New Media) among others.