22nd November, 2021
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, has called on other yoruba monarchs to meet President Buhari to discuss the release of Yoruba nation agitator Sunday Igboho.
The Osun monarch made the call in a statement on Sunday stating that Igboho’s release would strengthen the unity of the country.
Oluwo called on the Federal Government to relate with Benin Republic on bilateral grounds and ensure Igboho is safely returned to Nigeria without further delay. He noted that the act would encourage more patriots from Yorubaland.
“The controversies surrounding the continuous detention of Sunday Igboho can be addressed if the Yoruba Monarchs, elders and stakeholders ready to take a walk to President Muhammed Buhari, Oluwo wrote.
“Sunday Igboho is our son. I urge stakeholders in Yoruba affairs to harmonize their interests, come together and approach the country’s leaders for the release of the embattled Igboho.
“Granting such a request will entrench the unity of Nigeria and foster a harmonious understanding. Only the federal government has the exclusive charisma to liberate the face of Yoruba nation agitator at this critical time. Our son must be rescued. Releasing Igboho without recourse to legal lingering litigation will earn the government credit. It is a credit of maturity and unity.”