…Yoruba, Igbo Communities Show Support
OPU Gambia chapter was officially launched in Banjul by the Convener of the organization, Otunba (Dr) Gani Adams who was received by the congregation of Yorubas and Igbo community members in Gamabia.
The warm and classy reception was led by President of Nigeria Union in Gambia, and Nigerian diplomatic corpse led by the Consular Officer, Mrs Ekanem present at Officers’ Mess Kotu South, Banjul, Gambia.
The entourage includes; traditional rulers such as (HRM) Oba Adewole Joseph, Owa Ajero of Ijero-Ekiti, in Ekiti State, (HRM) Oba Yisa Olanipekun, Zaki of Arigidi-Akoko, Ondo State, (HRM) Oba Okunlola-Oni Joseph, Onigbaye of Igbaye, Osun State, notable journalist Femi Davies – publisher MetroNews (an online portal), Mr. Wale Ojo-Lanre –Editor Tribune Tourism, and many other dignitaries from Nigeria.
It would be recalled that Oodua Progressive Union chapters of Togo, Ghana and Cote D’ivoir were launched in September which makes total of 61 countries where the organization has been floated. However, Gambia makes it 62nd.
The Senegal OPU launch is scheduled to take place on Sunday.