Sunday Adeyemo fondly called Sunday Igboho has promised to shut down Nigeria if the dissent arranged June 12 – Day of Democracy leads to bloodshed in the southwestern region.
Olayomi Koiki, the media spokesperson for Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Igboho made this disclosure in a Facebook broadcast.
Recall that the nationwide prohibition on the 12 of June was growing as Nigerians showed solidarity in more than 30 cities around the world in registering their disappointment at the state of insecurity in the country.
On 12 June, Nigeria’s Day for Democracy, Civil Society Organizations and human rights activists has demanded a protest across the nation against Buhari-led administration.
In reaction, Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore confirmed the readiness for a mass protest of about 31 cities in a Twitter post last Thursday.
However, reports have surfaced that soldiers and police officers have been sent to the South-West and South-East regions to hold back the June 12 protests.
In the live broadcast Koiki called for the support of the South-West Governors and demanded that the soldiers and police not to touch any protesters.
“Let us warn the federal government that if there is bloodshed this weekend, the international community is watching. If the military kills any Nigerian this weekend, it is going to be very hot.
“We will shut down the whole system if there is a single blood-shed. June 12 protest will hold and nothing must happen to any Yoruba indigene.
“Nothing must happen in Yorubaland, if anything happens, we will destroy everything. We have information that the Federal Government has deployed the military to the South-West this weekend, if they try anything, there will be trouble.
“We will ensure the Fulanis leave our land, they have taken over the whole part of the country, they control everything, what we want is self-determination.
“We are not just talking about the Fulani in the bush or those who are killing people, we are talking about those who are controlling the country.
“They are tagging us as secessionist, no, we are not, all we have been clamouring for is self-determination.
“South-West Governors, we appreciate you for having left us alone to carry out our rallies but please warn the military not to roll out armoured tanks this weekend. Nothing can stop the Yoruba Nation because it is a country on its own.
“The Yoruba Nation rally will go ahead in every part of Yoruba land and the rest of the country where it will hold. Tell all the Yoruba politician to return before it is too late, we won’t any election to hold in 2023
“Red alarm will begin on Friday. People should stock up food items from Friday night. No student from the South-West should go to school on Friday. Parents, please let your children stay back at home.
“We are not backing down this weekend. We are ready to take back what belongs to us. We have tolerated nonsense for too long and now, it must have an end.”