The battle is over as Asiwaju Tinubu reconciles with main Yoruba group, Afenifere after 14 years

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The APC leader and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu formally reconciles with the Yoruba main cultural group, Afenifere on Wednesday following his visit to Chief Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, Ondo State capital.
His visit along with top APC leaders in South West which includes the Interim National Chairman of APC and former civilian governor of the State of Osun, Chief Bisi Akande, the governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, Baba Omojola and others held a closed doors meeting with the elder statesman, Chief Fasoranti to end a 14 year old bickering in the Yoruba social cultural group.
Speaking with reporters shortly after the meeting, the former Lagos State governor acknowledged the leadership virtues of Fasoranti to the unity of Yoruba land.
He described the Octogenarian as ‘a great leader of Omoluabi, who has remained a leader right from his youth.

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He said, ”I am in Akure to acknowledge the leadership of Pa Fasoranti in our own race, as a great leader of the omoluwabi and in his evening.

“We want him to be happy, he has been a great leader in his youth and day child. His intellectual is still very intact. I seek his advice, his understanding and prayers and, that is why I am here”.
In his response, Fasoranti said he was excited on the visit of Tinubu, describing the development as a sign of good things to come to Yoruba nation.

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He said ”the coming together of Yoruba leaders is an indication of great thing to come in the land. With this, there will be a great understanding which will hasten unity and development in Yoruba land”.
Fasoranti described Tinubu as a leader in his own right, describing his visit as a welcome development.

The APC National leader who arrived Akure Airport around 12 noon was received by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, his deputy, Agboola Ajayi, State Executive Council (SEC) members and Party Stalwarts across the state. © November 24, 2017

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