Afenifere, a skillet Yoruba socio-social and political association, has supported the re-appointment offer of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the 2019 Presidential decision.
The gathering reported the support through its representative, Chief Biodun Akin-Fasae, after a gathering of agents and senior citizens from the six Southwest states hung on Thursday at the House of Chiefs, Ibadan.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the gathering, which was driven by Pa Ayo Fasanmi, included previous legislative leader of Oyo State, Dr Omololu Olunloyo, Prince Tajudeen Olusi, Dr Abayomi Finnih, Chief Adeleke Adewoyin and Prince Biodun Ogunleye.
The gathering, which endured four hours, settled that some other gathering not with the Yorubas on the choice and decision were usurpers and in addition mavericks.
The gathering noticed that Afenifere, as begun by the late wise, Obafemi Awolowo, was known for being dynamic.
“We have chosen to have the entire Yorubaland in Ibadan on January 29, 2019. It is to broadcast the help of the Yorubaland for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
“It is likewise to tell the entire world that Afenifere made by Baba Awolowo before his demise is as yet flawless as a dynamic development and any Afenifere individual who isn’t in the dynamic isn’t a piece of us.
“We are presently telling the Yoruba individuals and the entire world that we will bolster President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo come 2019 Presidential race,” the gathering said.
It said they were supporting Buhari inspite of the monetary difficulties which was an aggregate issue, including that the economy, which had been debased for quite a long time, is becoming under Buhari.
The gathering certified that Buhari was attempting his best, saying the economy and GDP is developing.
As indicated by the gathering, “take a gander at the projects for the adolescents and the youngsters through strengthening and school nourishing projects in schools the nation over.
“26 states are as of now in the program and numerous different states are content with it.
In this way, Buhari is attempting his best and the best is yet to come, that is the reason we are approaching individuals to vote in favor of him, especially in Yoruba arrive come 2019 Presidential decision.”
It depicted the factional assemble which tossed its load behind another presidential applicant as usurpers, including that the Afenifere they know in Yorubaland is a dynamic development.
The gathering said that the factional Afenifere gathering, driven by Chief Ayo Adebanjo, which tossed its load behind previous Vice President Atiku Abubakar, was not part of them, but rather usurpers.
“Yoruba isn’t separated, there are not all that numerous Afeniferes. Yoruba is a country and notwithstanding amid the season of Baba Awolowo, there were disagree voices, so we are not humiliated.
“Our gathering is driven by the longest living congressperson in Nigeria, Pa Ayo Fasanmi, and you can see everyone there including Sen. Biyi Durojaiye, Dr Omololu Olunloyo, Baba Olusi and numerous others in Yorubaland who are not mavericks with us.
“There was no time Afenifere has not been a socio-political association. It is a socio-social and political association and that is only the full name of Afenifere.
“Let me again state that the proprietor of the order of the Yoruba individuals is APC. The six governors of Yorubaland are APC, all places of Assembly in Yorubaland are APC, so we have six speakers of places of congregations, so you can envision.
“The individuals who guarantee to be in the other gathering of Afenifere, none of them have ever challenged a decision. The truth of the matter is there for all to see. In this way, they don’t have any command.
“It is our Afenifere that we are talking here that has the command of the Yoruba individuals and you will see them here on the day.
“By January 29, they will all be here including the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to pronounce bolster for the President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-appointment,” the gathering included.
Afenifere denounced the sneering of Buhari by administrators amid Wednesday’s spending introduction, saluting Buhari for not being discouraged and closing his introduction.
Among other people who went to were a previous Deputy Governor of Oyo state, Chief Iyiola Oladokun, Pa Ayo Afolabi, Mr Oladosu Oladipo, Mr Muyiwa Ige, Prof. Adebanjo Ademodi, Mr Tokunbo Ajasin and Mr Awa Bamiji.
NAN reports that Oyo State Government was spoken to by Dr Morounkola Thomas, the Executive Assistant on Political Matters to Gov. Abiola Ajimobi.