NIGERIA – The apex body of Yoruba youths, Yoruba Council of Youths (YCY), worldwide, has met with Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, and jointly agreed to build a stronger bond more than ever by calling all Yorubas and Igbos to continue to maintain peace and harmony in Nigeria.
This was disclosed in a statement jointly signed by YCY President, Aare Oladotun Hassan, and OYC President General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro issued on Saturday night.
The two ethnic socio-cultural organizations further implored all Nigerians in entire Yoruba land to go about their lawful duties without fear of molestation and attacks.
The groups reiterated in strong terms a united and indivisible Nigeria, berating quit notice slammed on Igbos in Lagos State by anti-democratic forces following the outbreak of violence that erupted at Lekki toll gate, leading to death of many armless End SARS protesters.
The apex sociocultural groups, cautioned political class against fanning embers of discord, stating that the continued violence trailing the End SARS protest need collective efforts to forestall further destruction of lives and properties.