In spite of the heavy presence of armed policemen and soldiers around Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ojota, Lagos, agitators of Yoruba nation have started coming out in their numbers, The PUNCH reports.
They are chanting different kinds of freedom songs, including, “No going back,” “We want Oodua Nation,” among others.
So far, the rally is going on peacefully without harassment from security agents.
The agitators surfaced around 11.20am while the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, was addressing journalists
Some of the agitators who spoke to newsmen stated that it is time to have a separate nation for the Yoruba ethnic group because they don’t have anything in common with the other ethnic groups in Nigeria.
Flyers shared by the agitators read, “Ilosiwaju Ominira Yoruba Nation.”