28-member committee made up of South-West personalities has been formed by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi to examine Igboho’s arrest and other pressing issues in the South-West.
The Coordinator of the committee, Akin Osuntokun, revealed that the meeting had been scheduled over a month ago but it happened at the arrest of Igboho.
Osuntokun,however, maintained that Igboho was not the reason for setting up of the committee.
“The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, inaugurated an advisory council comprising eminent Yoruba sons and daughters across the political spectrum. It is called the Ooni Caucus. The inauguration ceremony had been scheduled over a month ago and it is just an accident that it coincided with reports of Sunday Igboho’s arrest in Cotonou.
“Nonetheless the council is actively interested in the new development and will appropriately respond in the nearest future,” he said.
Some of the members are Deputy Chairman of the Oyo State traditional Council, the Olugbon of Igbon, Oba Olusola Alao; Senator Biodun Olujimi, Mrs Toyin Saraki, Mr segun Awolowo, Prince Doyin Okupe, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Prince Oye Oyewumi, Mr Muyiwa Ige and General Olu Okunnowo.