We want to leave the north, Okun group in Kogi formally declares [Video]


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In fulfilling a long-held yearning, the Okun-Yoruba speaking people of Kogi state have declared their readiness to opt-out of the northern political zone.

They also want to opt-out of the boundary descriptions that group them as part of northern Nigeria.

According to them, their separation from their kith and kin in Ondo, Ekiti and Kwara states amount to an infringement on their right to self-determination.

They said as a result of this, they want to be reunited with their people in south-west.

They made this known under the aegis of Okun Liberty Advocacy (OLA).

Chief Emmanuel Otitoju, president of the group said that they desire a …