Pa Fasoranti steps down as Afenifere leader

The National Leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti has stepped down.

Fasoranti steps down citing old age as the factor behind his decision.

Ayo Adebanjo, the former deputy leader would now serve as acting National leader of Afenifere.

The emergence of Chief Adebanjo followed the stepping down of Pa Reuben Fasoranti.

Pa Fasoranti who is 95 years old said he was now aged.

Former financial secretary, Oba Oladipo Olaitan, the Alaago of Kajola Ago, Atakumosa East council area, Ilesa, Osun state was named the groups deputy leader.

Fasoranti had led the Afenifere since 2008.

He announced his stepping down at the group’s monthly meeting in Akure, the Ondo state capital.