Olayomi Koiki, spokesman for Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho), has revealed that there are prospects that the Oduduwa Republic agitators will liaise with the Biafran Republic agitators to assist them obtain their targets quicker.
Koiki, who spoke with SaharaReporters, mentioned the Yoruba and Igbo are brothers however colonialists from Britain solid the aspersion of hatred between the 2 ethnic nationalities.
He famous that the 1914 amalgamation was answerable for the notion of enmity between the Igbos, Yorubas and Hausas.
Koiki mentioned Yoruba Nation agitators have at all times loved the help of their Igbo brothers, whereas reiterating Igboho’s stance that any assault on Igbo folks is an assault on Yoruba folks.
He mentioned, “Yes, we are looking in that direction. The 1914 amalgamation brought enmity amongst us in the first place. The Igbos never had any reason to hate the Yorubas and we also had no reason to fight them because we all had our nations before the British came in the 1900s, we were all independent and living well not until the 1914 amalgamation when Britain decided we must come together for whatever aim they wanted to achieve.
“The Igbos had existed before the creation of Nigeria, the Yorubas too have been in existence before the creation of Nigeria likewise the Hausas but the 1914 fraud brought all these upon us. Then the 1966-70 civil war now created this distrust amongst us which is what we are battling with today.
“That’s why we are calling for self-determination. Let everyone manage their resources so that there won’t be an unnecessary struggle among us. We are very much likely to collaborate with the Biafran agitators so we can achieve this. I know many people refer to the distrust and all but there are some people who do not even trust their own biological brothers or sisters so what are we saying?
”We have at all times loved their help they usually additionally, have loved ours and that is why we preserve saying that any assault on the Igbos is an assault on the Yorubas and we cannot take it flippantly.
“We are not requesting for too much. We have not asked for what’s not ours, so why is the government holding on. All we are saying is, give us the right to self-determination of our land, our resources so if liaising with the Biafran agitators will help us achieve this, why not? We are actually looking towards that.”
Igboho had earlier warned that any assault by the Nigerian Army on the South-East can be repelled.
In an announcement by his media aide, Igboho mentioned assaults on the South-East is an assault on the Yoruba folks, urging the federal government to place a cease to raids within the South-East area.
He additional acknowledged that if there are additional assaults on the folks of the South-East, Yoruba Nation Now agitators will mobilise and help them. It was, nevertheless, not acknowledged the type of help that may be given.