The Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide (IOOW) will on January 1 unveil Radio Ijangbara as the official broadcaster of the Yoruba self-determination struggle.
The online radio will broadcast live from Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE).
A statement by the group’s Chairman Prof Wale Adeniran and General Secretary, Dr. Tunde Amusat, said the radio shall serve the interest of Yoruba self-determination struggle within and outside the shores of Nigeria.
Adeniran and Amusat said everyone can listen to the radio through its website www.ijangbararadio.com and the mobile application of the radio can be downloaded via google play store.
“We are inviting all Yoruba self-determination activists to the launch and unveiling of Ijangbara Radio on 1st January, 2023.
“This radio is being donated by Ilana Omo Oodua, being the apex body, to serve as the official broadcast radio of the Yoruba Self-Determination struggle,” the statement said.
The launch, according to the statement, will kick off by 8pm West African Time through Zoom.
Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide has announced the appointment of an Ado-Ekiti based prominent medical doctor, Adebayo Orire and a former Chairman of Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State, Alhaji Alli Oyedeji popularly known as Baba Dodo, as Patrons.
Oyedeji hails from Okeho in Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State.
He was Chairman, Kajola Local Government between 1996-1997.
A respected community leader, Oyedeji once served as a member of Governing Council of The Polytechnic of Ibadan and National Salaries and Wages commission.
Orire is a grassroots mobiliser, community leader and currently, the Chairman, Elite Mobilization Committee of Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide.
He contested twice unsuccessfully, for the Governorship of Ekiti State.
According to Adeniran and Amusat, both Orire and Oyedeji shall work with the Worldwide Executive Council of Ilana Omo Oodua to ensure that its aims and objectives are actualised.