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A Yoruba group has launched the currency for the proposed Oduduwa Republic. The image of the currency, known as ‘FADAKA’, was posted on Twitter via the group’s handle, @OduduwaRepublic, on Sunday.
‘Oduduwa National Currency shall be called ‘FADAKA’ Meaning Silver .. or short as just ‘FAD’ Here is a 20 Fadaka Sample Banknote,’ the secessionist group tweeted.
Africa Today News, New York had earlier reported that Yoruba Historian, Banji Akintoye and activist, Sunday Igboho during the passing week, declared the sovereignty of the Yoruba.
Akintoye and Igboho, among other Yoruba leaders, said that the South West was no longer under Nigeria.
They had insisted that this was not a time to talk about restructuring, resource control or a new constitution but rather the Yoruba to secede from Nigeria.
They called on people of the region to work together for the independence of the Yoruba nation.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK