History was made on Saturday when the Director General of the Yoruba Mandate Group, Otunba Femi Soluade visited the Owa Ajero of Ijero Ekiti, His Royal Majesty, Oba Joseph Adebayo Adewole to inform him about The Yoruba Development and Unity Initiative which was Created on October 2019.
The DG was well received by the Entourage of Obas which includes HRM Oba Johnson Folorunso Aderiye (Alayegunle of Ayegunle Ekiti), HRM Oba Sunday Adewunmi (Onigogo of Igogo Ekiti) and HRM Oba James Oluwafemi Olugbesoye (Oluloro of Iloro Ekiti).
The Owa Ajero of Ijero Ekiti HRM Oba Johnson Folorunso Aderiye welcomed the Yoruba Mandate Group Representative and commended the team for their effort in making the Yoruba tribe stand out among all tribes.
Oba Johnson Folorunso praised the group over its vision to improve the lives of the Yoruba People in its reformulating plan that includes Education, Economy and Political Values.
Within Six Months of Creation by the Convener, Akogun Banji Ojo, the Yoruba Mandate Group has spread across Forty countries around the world including Dubai and USA.
The Educational Plan includes securing Scholarships and Educational Grants for the Youths of South-West including Kogi and Kwara. It also seeks to improve the economy of the South West through Native Agriculture where Farmers would be educated on the Modern farming methods to boost productivity and thereby exported to increase revenue through foreign Exchange.
Otunba Femi Soluade also stressed on the fact that the group is neither a Pressure group neither is it a Political group but it would promote leadership and democracy by supporting any of its members vying for any Political office anywhere in the world.
His Majesty however endorsed the Yoruba Mandate Group and expressed his delight at the plans of the group saying it is a brilliant attempt to improve the welfare of the Yoruba People, he prayed for Success, Protection and Excellence over the group’s Agenda.
Speaking on behalf of the Yoruba Mandate Group team, Otunba Femi Soluade revealed that the members worldwide have pledged their continuous support to the Group in achieving it missions especially in Health Sector through Medical Expeditions focused at the Eradication of Malaria Fever in the South West Region through discovered plants that will be introduced to the South West Government for Legislation.
Otunba Femi Soluade said it was necessary to visit the traditional rulers in Yorubaland so as to form a mutual collaboration and as well receive communal support.
The Yoruba Mandate Group is one out of many Yoruba Groups that is taking the Bold step to provide quality of life to the Sons and Daughters of the Yoruba Race as well as preserve its Golden Heritage.
It however hopes to inaugurate its Office in Nigeria in Coming weeks.
See Pictures from the Visit Below: