Again, agitators for the independence of the Yoruba nation stormed Akure, the Ondo State Capital, on Saturday.
The protesters gathered at Isinkan Roundabout, Akure, calling for self-determination.
They brandished posters that read, “Support Orile Ede Yoruba”.
One of the agitators, who identified himself as Tosin, said, “We know why we call for Oduduwa Nation. We know how hard it is to survive right now. Should we be slaves to the Hausas? No. God has given the Yorubas all the resources needed for survival.
“We are a nation; we are not forcing this. Someone from Osun State can understand someone from Kwara State, another from Ekiti will also understand. We are to rise and support one another so we can be free from bondage. By the time we gain independence, we will have enough; our farms will be safe, no Fulani herder will bring their cows on our farmlands to destroy it.”