The Oodua Youth Coalition has distanced its members from secession rally slated for Akure, the Ondo state capital on Saturday.
The group noted that it is not against the agitation for secession.
According to a statement issued by the National President of the group, Tayo Oluyi, leaders and coordinators of the group have been directed not to attend the rally.
The statement reads, “We have information that a group of people have chosen Akure, Ondo State capital, as the location for their rally for the actualization of Yoruba secession from the Nigerian state.
“While we at Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC) are not against this agitation, we hereby make public that none of our members, actors, leaders and coordinators are involved in this.
“We, for the umpteenth time, are assuring the youth of Oduduwa land that their interests are of utmost priority even as we continue to engage the necessary quarters and stakeholders for a better Yoruba nation.
A group, Ilana Omo Oodua had fixed it rally for Saturday to drum up support Oduduwa Republic, for a total independence of the Nigerian morass and mess.