Yoruba group urges Tinubu to fulfill his campaign promises

By Sunday Oguntuyi, Osogbo

A Yoruba sociocultural group, the Yoruba Council Worldwide, has urged president-elect, Bola Tinubu, to deliver on his campaign promises and strengthen the military and security agencies with adequate arsenals in order to curb insecurity menace in the country.

They also implored the president-elect to ensure that his administration invest more in education, agricultural revolution and in creating more employment opportunities in the country.

Speaking during a press conference to herald its 5th omoluabi festival, at the Ile odudua, Ile-Ife, Osun state, the Global President, Yoruba Council Worldwide, Oladotun Hassan, pleaded with Yoruba people to accommodate one another irrespective of religion.

Visiting the recent clash between the Muslim and Obatala worshipers in the state, Hassan said all though normalcy has returned, it was important for the affected parties to be more tolerant of each other.

The annual Omoluabi festival, which is in collaboration with the Lagos State Government, is expected to hold on the first of May, 2023, and is expected to be igraced by the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Oba of Lagos, HRM Riliwan, the Ooni of Ife, HRM Enitan Ogunwusi, among others.

The group also assembled at the odudua groove Ile-Ife, to seek odudua protection, and ensure they have a successful outing.

The Oba dio of Ile-Ife, Ifarotimi, thanked the group for the not despite civilization forget there roots, he blessed the group, it members both home and abroad with prayers.

Meanwhile, the group had earlier paid a courtesy visit to His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja11, where they received blessing from the throne.

Oba Ogunwusi eulogised the group for their consistent in holding the Yoruba culture and customs in high esteem.

He prayed for the success of the 5th annual Omoluabi festival, urging the group not to relent in their quest for bringing unity among the Yoruba.


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