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Fasoranti resigns as Afenifere leader

02 November 2015, 10:09

Akure – The leader of the Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti has resigned his appointment with immediate effect citing old age, Premium Times reports.

He took over the leadership of the group from the late Abraham Adesanya over ten years ago.

According to a letter personally signed by him in Akure, Pa Fasoranti said he has since stopped being the chairman of the foremost Yoruba organization.

Also read: Afenifere backs Jonathan for second term

The letter was addressed to the Secretary General, Bashorun Seinde Arogbofa, leaders of the group including Ayo Adebanjo, Lanihun Ajayi, Olu Falae, Supo Sonibare and all state Chairmen of Afenifere.

The letter said that “our organization, Afenifere was formed in 1951 under the leadership of our leader, Obafemi Awolowo.

The organization was formed to serve as an umbrella to be used to actualize the dream of a great nation and the Yoruba race.

Read more at Premium Times

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