Yoruba Youth Council, the Apex socio-cultural organization of Yoruba Youths in the world has caution members of the public against relating or having any dealings with some group of impostors parading themselves as Yoruba Youth Leaders
The group under the leadership of Eric Oluwole also dissociate self from organizing any event or award ceremony in early May based on the different information and calls we received, we promised to update members of the public anytime its organizing any event
This was contained in a statement signed by southwest state coordinators and National executives made available by the group’s spokesperson Remi Oladoye.
According to the group, Yoruba Youth Council (YYC) is a recognized body worldwide of all Yoruba Youths at home and in diaspora that was established years ago through the support of Yoruba leaders such as Late Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Dr. Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosumu, Late Dr.Frederick Fasehun, Late Maj.Gen Adeyinka Adebayo, Sadled with the responsibility of holding and protecting the tenets, language, culture, traditions and integrity of the prestigious Odua nation as one unique race around the universe.
“Just like the Arewa Youth Council of the Hausa speaking aborigines, the Ijaw Youth Council, and other notable body of Youths across the country, the body of Yoruba Youth Council as always remained and will remain one, under the leadership of Comrade Eric Oluwole as the National President. Any other disguise name not recognized as Yoruba Youth Council should therefore be disregarded by the general public”
The statement reads further that ” The Yoruba Youth Council on March 29th, 2019 YYC held its program at Oduduwa’s palace in Ile Ife where the Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Eniitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II was honoured specially and appreciated for his great efforts towards the sustainability of our highly esteemed and envied culture and traditions.
“We also seized the opportunity to issue awards of commendation to illustrious notable personalities including the likes of Dr. Tokunbo Awolowo- Dosunmu and many others,for their immense contributions to the promotion and protecting the image of Yoruba land, culture and tradition,
a ceremony which attracted participants from both within and outside the terrain of the country; our counterparts from Itshekiri were also pleased to maintain their continuous identification with us during this memorable event.”
While appealing to custodians of culture and tradition, state Governors and other stakeholders disregard information about any YYC events scheduled for Wed 1st of May in osun state, ile ife precisely, the group also maintained that Yoruba Youth Council have not change their name, we remain as YYC.
Comrade Remi Oladoye, YYC National Spokesman
Comrade Wale Adeyemo, Secretary General
Comrade Kazeem Wahab, YYC Osun state Governor
Benson Akinwumi, YYC Ondo state Governor
Comrade Femi Awogboro, YYC Ekiti state Governor
Comrade Kayode Adebayo, YYC Oyo state Governor
Comrade Olufemi Odeniyi,
YYC Lagos Deputy state Governor
Comrade Daniel Sodeinde,
YYC Ogun state Governor