Yoruba activist Sunday Igboho says he will join a nationwide protest on June 12.
The self-acclaimed Yoruba activist whose real name is Sunday Adeyemo, alongside other agitators, will stage a protest calling for Yorubaland to become a sovereign nation.
Adeyemo, represented by his spokesman, Olayemi Koiki, in an interview session on Wednesday, called for the South-West governors’ support.
He stated, “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.”
He added, “The Yoruba Nation rally will go ahead in every part of Yoruba land and the rest of the country where it will hold.
“Red alarm will begin on Friday. People should stock up food Items from Friday night.
“We are not backing down this weekend. We are ready to take back what belongs to us.”
Meanwhile, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and civil societies have called on the federal government that a protest will hold on Saturday to press the Muhammadu Buhari’s regime to address insecurity, economic stability, unemployment and other rising matter in the country.