Nigeria must return to 1963 Constitution, Afenifere insists

Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, stated yesterday that the country must return to the 1963 Constitution in order to get back on track.

It emphasized the importance of revamping before the 2023 general elections.

The organization said this at the end of its meeting held at the house of the Acting Leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, in Sanya-Ogbo, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, according to a statement made available to journalists by its National Publicity Secretary, Jare Ajayi.
The summit was presided over by Adebanjo, with participants from from all of the South-states, West’s as well as Kwara and Kogi.

The discussion focused on the current social, political, security, and economic circumstances.

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Meanwhile, the pan-Yoruba socio-political organization stated yesterday that it paid Bola Tinubu, the former governor of Lagos State, a visit for humanitarian reasons.

“The visit of our leaders to former Governor Bola Tinubu is simply on humanitarian grounds,” Ajayi told journalists after the meeting. He is a Yoruba son. We do not forsake ourselves. Afenifere members are Omoluabis and humanists.

What the leaders have done is the hallmark of thoroughbred Yoruba men and women. We may disagree on principles but we are not political enemies. Even if there is a disagreement on issues, it does not mean that we should not relate.

“The interest of the Yoruba is what is uppermost in our minds.”

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