Politics

Ogun Traditional Ruler Makes Case for South Eastern Nigeria

A foremost traditional ruler in Ogun state, Eselu of Iselu, Oba Ebenezer Akinyemi has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assist South Eastern part of the country to produce the next president of the country.

Oba Akinyemi while addressing newsmen in Abeokuta said the appeal was for equity and justice noting that he was not prompted to make the appeal.

The traditional ruler advised President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on his supporters to see to the emergence of a Nigerian of Igbo extraction as the president of the country come 2023.

Oba Akinyemi also pleaded with Nigerians to forgive the people of the south East over the civil war which he noted was still being held against the Igbo people. 

The traditional ruler who described illegal possession of arms in the name of self determination by some individuals as unacceptable urged every Nigerian to work harmoniously for the development of the country.

Oba Akinyemi also advised people of Ogun state to allow indigene of Ogun west zone to become governor of the state having been denied since the creation of the state.

Wale Oluokun

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