The Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, has declared open support for the Labor party presidential candidate. Peter Obi , ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Pa Ayo Adebanjo, the leader of the group who disclosed this said he has lost confidence in Asiwaju Bola Ahmed and Abubakar Atiku and the group will not support any of them
The 94 year old Yoruba elder and leader condemned the common adage in Yoruba language , “ Omo eni kii se idi bebere , kafi Ileke si idi Omo elomiran”, meaning ,a person can not have a child at home and decorate the bands of another person’s child “ , he said such adage should not be applied at this very dangerous moment the country is undergoing.
Pá Ayo Adebanjo insists that Labor party candidate, Peter Obi can mend Nígeria , “It is only Peter Obi that can rule independently without the influence of these criminals in the Govt “
According to the leader , Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Jagaban , sold Buhari to over 200 million Nigerians knowing fully well that Buhari wouldn’t do nothing except completing the Fulani agenda , he said that Tinubu will only give continuity to Buhari’s incompetence .
Attending to guests at the conference meeting, Baba Ayo Adebanjo spoke of the Yoruba self determination , he explained his position , he said he wouldn’t support nor against . The Yoruba leader said he is concerned about the future of Nígeria in the hands of these wrong leaders.
When asked about the possibilities of the labor party candidate , Peter Obi , who also is an Igbo man , taking vengeance for what Yorubas did against the Igbos during the civil war , the leader said , the problem between the Yorubas and Igbos came from the Fulanis, he said they promoted hatred in Nígeria “ It is time we join hands and liberate Nígeria from them , it is time we elect a neutral person to rule us “ – Pa Adebanjo said
The Sócio-political Organization leader insists that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu sold Buhari to over 200 million Nigerians for his own selfish interest of wanting to rule after Buhari ” None of them love Nigeria” -he said
“We know Peter Obi very well , that’s why we endorsed him . He will not disappoint Nígerians , let’s put tribal differences apart and vote the right leader in “.- The leader said emphatically.
When asked if the Igbos are trustworthy, he responded harshly , asking if the Fulanis are also trustworthy . The Yoruba leader said that the Easterners are also Nígerians , they deserve to rule “ I am sure Peter Obi will not subject himself to the Northerners like Tinubu and Atiku would do if elected “ – Baba said.
Peter Obi has been enjoying the support of the Nigerian youths ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
Obi’s candidacy has received massive support across the country especially among the youths and has metamorphosed into a campaign known as #Obidient Movement with the slogan: #TakeBackNaija.