*says If Nigeria breaks, Yoruba ‘ll be in war for another 100 years
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Former Governor of Osun state and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande on Monday warned those agatating for the carving of Oduduwa Republic to have a rethink and let Nigeria remain as one.
The former APC Interim National Chairman handed down the warning in Ibadan while speaking at the commissioning of Base 1 Bricks Hotel, located along Samonda, area of Ibadan as part of the activities to mark the 50th birthday anniversary of the APC governorship candidate in Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Adelabu
According to Chief Akande, should Nigeria be allowed to break, Yoruba will be into war for another 100 years to come, hence the need to let Nigeria remain as one, saying,” if it breaks, there is no how a product of war can be in peace” .
“Now that Nigerians are talking about breaking because of difficulties, they didn’t know that a man who cannot endures will collapse and die, and only enduring country can stay. If there is technology to makes it breaks into peace, its going to be the decision of the present generation”, he said.
The APC leader maintained that Nigeria has been a product of war since the country came into being with a force of arm after Yoruba people has gone into 100 years of war.
Speaking further, Chief Akande stressed that many people does not know that Nigeria is the ampit of Africa, which makes most African countries and Western world envy us.
The former APC Interim National Chairman noted that the Francophone world are not comfortable about Nigeria and they are praying for Ngeria to break because all the Francophone countries of Africa has broken.
“It is because they are a failed states that is what makes them become bandit and hooligans and started tomenting Nigeria, it is difficult task to stop crimes particularly in a corrupt environment”.
The APC governorship candidate in the last election in Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Adelabu while speaking disclosed that his lost in the 2019 election was a delay, but not a denial.
Chief Adelabu stated that despite his lost in the last election, he believes that it was a blessing in disguise which would makes him a better governor than which he would have be in 2019
Emphasizing that his interest in the governorship race is still very much rise, and alive and that he would reignited his efforts in 2023, Chief Adelabu said, “the last election has made me more wiser and it has make me to understand the rudiments of progressive politics, so my loss in 2019 was a blessing in disguise”.
The APC governorship candidate then thanked APC members for all their support before, during and after he lost the election, asking them to summoned courage because 2023 election is fast approaching
On the significant of the event, Chief Adelabu said the projects will serve as rededication to service to humanity through provisions of employment to the youths, adding, “the two new projects has employed over 600 indigenes of Oyo State for the liberation and emancipation of been jobless, not until when one become the governor of a state or holds political office can makes input to the progress of the state
“Over 90% of my businesses is located in Ibadan, i also had Bayo Adelabu Foundation which catered for all the widows and the less privileged people in the state and beyond”
Governor Gboyega Oyetola, while commissioning the project, stated that the project will meet the yarnings of jobless youths in the state and Nigeria as a whole, adding that Chief Adelabu embarked on peoples oriented projects with the purpose of providing employment for the youth in Oyo State, Nigeria and African