The recent christening of Former President OlusegunObasanjo as the Divider-in-chief by a presidential aide to President Mohammadu Buhari isapt and not very far from the truth. This development was in response to OBJ's controversial comment that the country was drifting into a failed and badly divided Nation-State under the present administration.
The speculation that the Yoruba World Congress (YWC) headed by Prof. BanjiAkintoye is heading for the rocks is truly right and on course it seems. The development is following a plethora of issues bedevilling the Pan-Yoruba movement. The recent resignation of the Organising Secretary of YWC, DejiOsibogun, a renowned media mogul and the convener of a pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Yoruba Ko’yaMovement for Development, Leadership, Training and Peace Foundation as well as fractionalisation within the group is now coming to the fore as it attempts to deal with varying factions therein.
That the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is ravaging the world is no longer news. At the last count, global fatalities have surpassed sixteen thousand (16000) deaths with over 386000 cases. Countries like Italy (50,000+) USA (45,000 +) Spain (29500+) France (16000 +) and Iran (14500+) are some of the worse hit.