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Afenifere group meets in Abeokuta to discuss role of Yoruba in national politics


The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) will host a meeting of Yoruba leaders on Tuesday in Abeokuta,to discuss current socio-political issues within the south west zone and the country at large.

The Group made this known in a statement issued at the weekend,which was signed by its Publicity Secretary,Tokunboh Olugbanmu‎ on Sunday.

Olugbanmu added further that the meeting, tagged ‘Consultative Dialogue‎’, will engage a cross section of interests at June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta.

‘‎The Ogun State Chapter of Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) will hold a “Consultative Dialogue” with a cross-section of Yoruba people next Tuesday 18th July at June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta’, the statement emphasised.

It further said the town hall dialogue was  in line with ARG’s tradition of always seeking to engage the minds of Yoruba people before taking a position on issues that affect them.

“Our objective is to create a platform for the national leadership of the ARG and other leaders of thought and integrity in Yorubaland to have a forensic discourse on current socio-political issues with the public through a question and answer sessions,’ the statement said.

‘’This will enable many Yoruba people that are concerned about the lack of articulation and clear direction of/for the Yoruba people in the current controversies and agitations in the country to obtain better clarity.’’