Alaafin endorses Yoruba Youth group
Nigerian Concord Newspaper
A foremost Yoruba Socio-Cultural Youth Group, Alliance Of Yoruba Youth Council Worldwide (AYYCW) on Thursday, 25th June, 2020, paid a courtesy visit to the Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi. During the visit the Royal Father endorsed the group and was made the Grand Patron of the Youth Council.
Speaking at the Occasion, the National President of the group, Dr. Akande Kazeem thanked the Monarch for finding time in his busy schedule to attend to the group. He promised to always fight for the course of the Youth and the Yoruba Nation at large.
The National Secretary of the group, Adegunju Omotayo reiterated the monarch on the core mandate of the group; being to foster unity among Yoruba Youth and defend the right of all Yoruba man or woman wherever they may be. He further emphasised on the role of youth in Nation building, he said for the Yoruba nation to be great again, her youths must project her positive image to the world.
The National Publicity Secretary of the group, Oladipo Gbeminiyi while introducing members of the entourage, noted that the membership strength of the group is over six million and it’s spread across the South West states including Kogi, Kwara and the FCT.
The Monarch charged the group to use unparalleled intellectual criticism while engaging the government and promised to always support the group in its quest to emancipate the Yoruba race from all forms of slavery and oppression.