Yoruba World Congress Dissolve Executives, Inaugurates Four Man Committee

The self-determination and socio-cultural Yoruba group, Known as the Yoruba World Congress has on Saturday dissolved it’s interim executive members.

The dissolved interim Committee that comprised of the 16-member secretaries and directors, has been reportedly dissolved through a communique that was signed by Princess Tanimowo Okusaga, on behalf of other members of the group, shortly after a special meeting in Ibadan, the Capital City of Oyo State.

However, the group had resolved to inaugurate a four man committee that will be working hand in hand with the President-General, Prof. Banji Akintoye, till the next convention when major officials will be duly inaugurated.

The meeting which was well attended by the majority of the membership of the group which included Akin Adejuwon, Ariyike Obet, Nureen Soludero, Bunmi Abidogun, Kunle Adesokan, Muda Ogunsola, Chief Aduranigba, Chief Imam  Iyanda Wasiu Abiodun, Paul Bankole, and Princess Oyeronke Akinlolu, Wale Adeniran, Otunba F. W. Olukoya, Femi Adefolaju, B. O. Jaiyeoba, George Akinola among others.

The group communique which read in parts stated that the “Yoruba World Congress reassures the Yoruba people that YWC is one and not in conflict. Neither is YWC in any crisis and it is functioning smoothly and has great confidence in its leader, Prof. Banji Akintoye.

“We are also grateful to all our leaders, officers, and youths who have worked assiduously with the leader and President General to keep the organization strong and achievement-oriented. YWC is also grateful to God and proud of its phenomenal achievements in one year.

The group who stated some of their achievements through their communique that “Some of these achievements are listed as motivating the Yoruba people to defend their homeland; development and empowerment of Yoruba youth.

Some other achievements of the group include the revival and development of Yoruba Language; engagement with a Yoruba Diaspora; expansion across the state and local governments where Yoruba people are living in Nigeria.”

According to the communique, which stated that the Yoruba World Congress will continue to attract skillful and influential Yoruba personalities locally and abroad.

It added, “The organization has expanded so wide and so quickly; and because of its involvement in many activities, it has become imperative that YWC upgrades its organization.

“A four-man support committee to work with the President-General and leader pending the next Convention to elect substantive officers to be set up immediately.”

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