THE Chairman, Ekiti State Council of Conventional Rulers, Oba Adebanji Alabi, on Tuesday stated monarchs within the Southwest zone had but to satisfy to deliberate on the problem of secession.
Alabi, who’s the Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, whereas commenting on the agitation for Yoruba nation, stated the problem of secession was a severe one which required vital evaluation and huge consultations.
The normal ruler, who spoke in a chat in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, after delivering his valedictory speech throughout the council’s statutory assembly to mark the top of his tenure as chairman, additionally advocated particular allowance or allocation to conventional rulers to deal with safety issues. His tenure will formally finish on July 31.
The normal ruler, who reeled out his achievements within the two-year tenure, which he stated had impacted on the standard rulers, the state and Federal Governments.
He stated, “The problem of secession is a severe matter, it’s not a matter for razzmatazz. It must be deeply seemed into. You need to critically analyse it. It’s not one thing you may rush into with out correct session.
“Conventional rulers in Yorubaland are vital stakeholders, we now have not sat at any second to debate the problem of secession and till that is executed and we analyse the entire state of affairs and are available to a conclusion, it’s then it is possible for you to to listen to our disposition or our place on this problem of secession. So, allow us to wait until that point after we sit and talk about the matter”.
Oba Alabi who additionally spoke in regards to the travails of the Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Igboho stated, “The matter is in court docket, however I can guarantee you that based mostly on the justice system within the Benin Republic which is exclusive and inquisitional, whereby the choose will inquire deep into the entire problem earlier than making a pronouncement, I don’t doubt in my thoughts that he (Igboho) will get justice. After the judgment, we will make a pronouncement”.
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