The Grand Council of Yoruba Youths (Agbarijo Egbe Odo Yoruba) has thrown its weight behind the decision of the Southern governors,’ that presidency should return to the Southern part of the country in 2023.
The group, in a statement by its President-General (Aare Apapo), Comrade Awa Bamiji, said the Southern governors’ meeting came at the right time and has a far reaching effect in solving the immediate and remote problems that are threatening the security, equity, fairness, justice, progress and peaceful co – existence among the various ethnic groups in the country.
“Your decision that Presidency should return to the South in 2023 has finally laid to rest the fear of a possible aspirant emerging from the North,” the statement said.
The group urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to geniunely embrace all the points in the communique issued by the Southern governors.
“With this, the labour of our heroes past and our collective struggles in making June 12 Nigeria’s democracy day won’t be in vain. The unity of this nation will then continue to be our collective hallmark,” the group said.
The Yoruba youths also congratulated the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) and Senator representing Osun Central Senatorial District, Ajibola Basiru on the occasion of their 58 and 49 birthday anniversaries.
“You have both uniquely contributed your individual qoutas to the progress and development of your individual states and the nation at large.
“To this end, we say many happy returns to these two political heavyweights of Yoruba extraction,” the statement said.
The group added that the first remembrance anniversary of Senator Ayo Fasanmi will hold at Iye Ekiti, on July 29, 2021.