Prof. Banji Akintoye
Prof. Banji Akintoye has resigned from his position as the leader of the Yoruba self-determination struggle, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide.
In a statement on Thursday, Dec. 22, the group’s General Secretary, Tunde Amusat, said Akintoye handed over leadership to his former Deputy, Prof. Wale Adeniran.
Amusat cited old age and a weakened body system as Akintoye's reasons.
Amusat said the worldwide congress of Ilana Omo Oodua held on December 17th, 2022, during which the group accepted Akintoye’s resignation and affirmed Adeniran as the new leader.