The leader of the Indigenous People of BIAFRA, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has expressed excitement over the peaceful procession by secessionist agitators for Oduduwa Republic, Youruba socio-cultural pressure group.
Some Nigerians defied the warning by security agents to stop the procession across major road in Osun State on Saturday morning, which was held under the shadow of riot police personnel.
Reacting to the incident in a tweet on Saturday afternoon Kanu wrote: “I’m overjoyed!!! The Courageous Generation is on the march. Freedom beckons for all. #MiddleBelt, we are waiting for you guys, raise your banner, make your voice louder. https://t.co/vKltCV3deZ”.
Reports from the area revealed that some commuters and youths based and faith based Organizations joined the agitators who were dressed in various local outfits.
In a footage on social Media, a leader of the group, while addressing the agitators, said “we had spoken with the police. Nobody can stop us from walking freely on our fatherland.
“That’s Alake’s palace, we are going there. They all know we are fighting their cause. They know we want to save them from the Fulanis.
“Yorubas can plan a seven-day battle for seven years. What we are doing now is preparation. Just continue repeating that what we want is Yoruba nation.
“Do not fight anybody. We are not criminals. We are not here to attack anybody. We did not come here with any weapons. What we want is Yoruba nation”.
Police had placed a ban all forms in Osun State.