Yoruba, Igbo to celebrate heroic display of Ironsi, Fajuyi


By Gabriel Olawale

Lagos—THE pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere and the apex Igbo socio-cultural group Ohanaeze Ndigbo have concluded plans to celebrate the brave display by former Head of State, late General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi and former Governor of the Western region, late Col. Adekunle Fajuyi at the point of death.

Speaking during a press conference to herald the programme billed for January 11th, 2018, Chairman planning committee of Handshake Across The Niger, Mr. Yinka Odumakin said that the bond between Fajuyi and Ironsi at the point of death “shows and taught us as a nation that no matter our cultural differences, we can establish and nurture beneficial, purposeful and lasting union between ourselves and among our peoples.”

Odumakin said that the remembrance of the heroes in Enugu will open a new vista in Igbo-Yoruba relations within the…

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