Steer clear of alleged support for Igboho, Yoruba group tells Obasanjo

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Steer clear of alleged support for Igboho, Yoruba group tells Obasanjo

Obasanjo denies plan to float 'new political party' ahead of 2023 elections
Obasanjo denies plan to float 'new political party' ahead of 2023 elections
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

By Dirisu Yakubu

A socio-cultural group, Yoruba for One Nigeria Forum, YONF, has urged former President, Olusegun Obasanjo to clear his name over purported media reports that he is lobbying Benin Republic to shield Sunday Adeyemi popularly known as Igboho from facing prosecution.

The group in a statement titled, “Olusegun Obasanjo is the Greatest Beneficiary of Nigeria’s Unity” and signed by its National President, Seun Adebayo Lawal explained that the call became necessary in view of the significant benefits the former President and Yoruba nation as a whole have gained from one united Nigeria.

The statement reads: “The attention of our organization has been drawn to media reports that former President Olusegun Obasanjo has embarked on a mission in Benin Republic to shield Sunday Adeyemi popularly known as Igboho, who is currently facing multiple criminal charges in the country and on Department of State Services, DSS wanted…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper