Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Adams, has assured that Yoruba will soon regain its lost glory in Kwara State and move from poverty to prosperity.
Iba Adams gave the assurances at the weekend, while speaking at the 2022 Edition of Oya Festival, which took place in Ira, Kwara State, even as he expressed concern about the suffering and deprivation that he noted had been very common among the Yoruba in the state.
“I have a strong feeling that Yoruba will soon regain its lost glory in Kwara.Yoruba in Kwara have been deprived of the glory associated with the Yoruba race. And we are not happy with the suffering and deprivation that have been very common among our people here in Kwara.
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“I am not saying Yoruba in the South-West region are one hundred per cent comfortable, but our people in Kwara have been most hit by poverty and backwardness.
“My spirit and that of our ancestors are not happy with the situation. But I want to assure you all today that Yoruba will soon regain its lost glory here in Kwara State,” he assured.
The Yoruba generalissimo also bemoaned the dwindling economy pervading the country, amid security concern, saying Nigerians were suffering from acute hunger scourge with little or no hope in sight, however, urged the Federal Government to put in place a pro-active measure that could save the economy from complete collapse.
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“As Nigeria is still battling with the security deficit, acute hunger is fast turning into general pandemic in the country.
“The present economic indices show an unprecedented downturn
as inflation had crippled Nigeria’s economy. Prices of food soar higher in the markets across the country.
“For instance, there was a report in
a leading Nigerian newspapers on Wednesday that the soaring food prices had pushed inflation rate to 21.09 per cent.”
Credit Nigeria Tribune