By Sunday Oguntuyi Osogbo
A Yoruba Socio cultural group, The Yourba council worldwide has urged the Nigeria President-elect, Bola Tinubu, to deliver on his campaign promises of strengthen of the military and security agencies with adequate arsenals in order to curb the insecurity menace in the country.
They also implored the President-elect to ensure that his administration invest more on education, Agricultural revolution and creating more employment opportunities in the country at large.
Speaking during a press conference to herald its 5th omoluabi festival, at the Ile odudua, Ile-Ife, Osun state, the Global President, Yoruba Council Worldwide, Oladotun Hassan, plea with Yoruba indigenous to accommodate each others irrespective of their religion.
Visiting the recent clash between the Muslim and Obatala worshipers in the state, the President, said all though normalcy has taken place, but appealed to affected parties to be more tolerance of each as both religions are know for peace.
The annual Omoluabi festival, which is in collaboration with the Lagos State Government, is expected to holds on the first of May, 2023, an it’s believed to be graced by the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Oba of Lagos, HRM Riliwan, the ooni of ife, HRM Enitan Ogunwusi among others.
The group also assembled at the odudua groove Ile-Ife, to seek odudua protection, and ensure they have a successful outing.
However, the Oba dio of Ile-Ife, Ifarotimi, thanked the group for the not despite civilization forget there roots, he blessed the group, it members both home and abroad with prayers.
Meanwhile, the group had earlier paid a courtesy visit to His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja11, where they received blessing from throne.
Oba Ogunwusi eulogised the group for their consistent in holding the Yoruba culture and customs in high esteem.
He however prayed for the success of the 5th annual Omoluabi festival, urging the group not to relent in their oars of bringing unity to Yoruba fold.