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Today's News: Ilorin Is Not Part Of Yoruba Land - Sheikh Abeeb, Obaseki Destroys Ex-Deputy Gov. House

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OBASEKI DESTROY EX-DEPUTY GOVERNOR'S HOUSE

Edo state Governor, Obaseki have on Tuesday given a directives for properties of the former deputy governor, Dr Pius Odubu situated at Dennis Osadebey Avenue GRA in Benin to be destroyed. The property was as at the time of demolition was being occupied by Odubu's younger brother.

Other properties that were destroyed includes that of former Secretary to State Government (SSG) and the current House of Rep. Memeber, representing Owan Federal Constituency, Professor Julius Ihonvbere and also that of Mike Etemuagbo, sport marketer.


TINUBU BACKED FOR PRESIDENCY

Former Senator Abu Ibrahim, front line member of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have vouched that Nigeria will be safe under Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, if he is voted as the President come 2023.

While speaking at the inauguration of Bola Tinubu Support Organisation (BTSO) in Abuja at the weekend, the Katina State former Senator spoke urge Nigerians to cast their vote in support o Tinubu as he has what it takes to resolve issue bedevilling Nigeria.


ILLORIN NOT PART OF YORUBA LAND - SHEIKH ABEEB ABDULLAH

According to Sahara Reporters, a video circulating online shows a group of Islamic clerics led by the principal of the Islamic Arabic School In Agege Lagos, Sheik Abeeb Abdullah, has warned Yoruba elders and those agitating for Oduduwa Republic to desist from counting Ilorin among Yoruba land.

According to the Islamic scholar, Ilorin is not part of Yoruba land as it has no tie to the Alaafin of Oyo Kingdom. He went ahead to say that despite Illorin being among the towns within River Niger by geographical location, it doesn't mean it should be classified as part of Yoruba land. So all those claiming that towns under Kwara state belong to the Yoruba is talking rubbish. See the video here 

What do you think about this? Is he correct? Is Illorin not part of Yoruba Land? Let's hear your opinion. Comment below

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