The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, has mentioned he was not prepared to affix points with the Yoruba nation agitators who’ve taken to the social media to name him out.
Oba Gbadebo got here underneath heavy criticism over the weekend for a remark which many interpreted as being towards Sunday Adeyemo Igboho’s name for Yoruba nation.
DAILY POST studies that few days after Sunday Igboho declared that the Yorubas had been now not in Nigeria, the Alake hosted the management of the Highway Transport Employers Affiliation of Nigeria (RTEAN) at his palace in Ake, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, the place he sued for peace.
Throughout his dialog with the RTEAN leaders, the normal ruler mentioned the failure of Nigeria would imply the failure of the black race.
Whereas calling on these calling for secession to have a rethink, the monarch mentioned a battle shouldn’t be allowed to interrupt out in Nigeria this time, saying no nation might accommodate about 250 million individuals as refugees.
However, the remark of the Alake appeared to have angered the Yoruba nation agitators, who’ve taken to the social media to name him many unprintable names.
Olayomi Koiki, the spokesman to Sunday Igboho, in a viral video, threatened that offended youths would invade the palace of the Alake, saying “we’ll break coconut in your head.”
However, in his response to the assaults, Oba Gbadebo denied tackling Sunday Igboho in his dialog with the transport union.
The Oba mentioned he wouldn’t be part of points together with his attacker as he wouldn’t by no means help anarchy and chaos as a conventional ruler.
Addressing newsmen in Abeokuta, the Alake mentioned his phrases had been misconstrued, stressing that he was solely charging the transport union to all the time embrace peace.
“I advised the street transport union that got here to my palace that their union was identified for inflicting quarrels at motor parks, that they need to preserve peace and search for the progress of this nation.
“As a conventional ruler, I can’t help chaos or anarchy and a lot of the issues that I do are to advertise peace, progress, and largely the happiness of all my individuals,” the monarch clarified.