As a result of the fallout of the #ENDSARS protests rocking the country, the Igbo community in Oyo State has written to Governor Seyi Makinde, reassuring him of their of its support and expressed sympathy over the wanton destruction of property and loss of lives.
In a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Oyo State branch and Igbo Community Development Association (ICDA) reassured the governor and the people of Oyo State that the fraternal bond between the Igbo and Yoruba remains intact.
In the letter signed by the Eze Ndigbo of Ibadan/ Oyo State, Dr. Alex Anozie and President, Ohanaeze Ndigbo/ICDA, Emma Nzeako, residents of Igbo community in the state made reference to a voice in the social media, calling on Igbo people to leave Yorubaland.
However, they assured that both Yoruba and Igbo are inseparable brothers and sisters.
The letter, copies which were made available to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji and the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Igbo community charged the people to ignore such divisive call, saying they are enemies of the people. (Daily Independent)