The Yoruba Nation leader and head of the determination groups under Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Prof Banji Akuntoye, has dissolved the World Executive Council of the agitation “with immediate effect.”
Akintoye, according to a release on Monday said this while addressing the council at a meeting.
He added that a Worldwide Interim Management Council shall be constituted shortly to retool, reinvent and re-brand the body, according to a statement by Maxwell Adeleye, the council’s spokesperson.
“The Alana of ILANA OMO OODUA WORLDWIDE and Leader of Yoruba Nation Self-Determination Struggle, Professor Banji Akintoye has dissolved the World Executive Council of ILANA OMO OODUA with immediate effect.
“Addressing members of the Worldwide Executive Council at a meeting held today Monday 18th July, 2022, Akintoye announced that a Worldwide Interim Management Council shall be constituted shortly to retool, reinvent and rebrand the Apex Body of the YORUBA NATION AGITATION for the optimal gain of the YORUBA people.
“Akintoye said the Interim Management Council will work with him to conduct a new election that will usher in a new Worldwide Executive Council.
“The dissolution, according to Akintoye, excludes the Ex-officios who are Homeland States and Diaspora Coordinators.
“Akintoye thanks the Members of the dissolved Executive Council for their contributions to the development of Yoruba Land and wish them best of luck in their future endeavours,” the statement said.