Ahead of its inauguration of state executives and presentation of 2024 community development agenda, the Yoruba community council, (Niger state chapter) has organized a press briefing to inform the public on the progress made by the council thus far and how it intends to carry out its activities in the state.

Speaking at the event, which took place in Minna, the Niger state capital, the incoming president of the council Alhaji Abdulrahman Olatunji, appreciated the members of the council for their patience over the years, which has allowed the council resolve all pending issues within the community since 2013.

He called for continued efforts to foster peaceful co-existence not just among the Yorubas in Niger state but with other groups

In addition, the women leader Mrs Bola Enitan used the opportunity to advise members to look beyond what they can gain from the council and seek for ways to make the community thrive better as they project the Yoruba community in a positive light.

The community also used the opportunity to appreciate the press for their supportive role over the years in reporting the activities of the council as they called for more collaborative effort that will bring progress not just the to the Yoruba community but the state in general.