The Yoruba intelligentsia group, Voice of Reason Advocacy for Social Development Foundation, also known as VOR, has launched a popular campaign to sensitize the Yoruba people to the need to unanimously support the campaign for the abolition of the 1999 Constitution.
The group said abolishing the current constitution would pave the way for a regional referendum where people vote to decide their nationality.
The group includes accomplished Yoruba alumni in the fields of medicine, academics, law, media, public relations, finance, public administration, accounting, entrepreneurship, and technology. information and other areas.
They said they took the initiative to let the Yoruba people know that the main factor responsible for the underdevelopment and bad governance hubbub in Yorubaland is the 1999 Constitution which they described as fraudulent and contrary to fairness. and development.
To make its vision a reality, the group is currently sponsoring radio jingles at frontline radio stations in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo state, to drive its mobilization campaign.
In a related development, VOR, in preparation for a one-million-man consultative forum slated to be held in Ibadan soon, launched a registration portal integrated into its website, vor.org.ng, requesting all formal and informal sectors of Oyo State to register to participate.
The people invited to register are the men and women of the market, groups of craftsmen, professional organizations, groups of students, socio-cultural and socio-political groups of the precursor State.
According to a statement by a member of the VOR Subcommittee on Mass Mobilization, Seyi Roberts, the VOR is committed to ensuring that the masses are actively engaged in the struggle for the restoration of the Yoruba nation.
He said the restoration “must begin with the abolition of the fraudulent military-imposed 1999 Constitution that breeds poverty, underdevelopment, poverty, famine, corruption and blatant poor governance.”
In addition to the ongoing radio campaign in Ibadan, VOR has erected banners and billboards in all strategic locations in the ancient city, urging people to register to support the # Fin1999Constitution.
The Sunday Tribune spotted some of these billboards along the Lagos-Ibadan Highway, inland from Ibadan, in the Mapo Hall area, on Iwo Road and another across from the University of Ibadan.
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