The National Leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political association, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has stepped down as the leader of the association.
He announced his stepping down at the group’s monthly meeting in Akure, the Ondo state capital.
The 95-year-old elder statesman cited old age as the major reason for his decision.
However, Pa Fasoranti named the deputy leader of the group, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, as the Acting National Leader while the former financial secretary of the group, Oba Oladipo Olaitan, the Alaago of Kajola Ago, Atakumosa-East Council Area, Ilesa, Osun State, was named as the group’s deputy leader.
Fasoranti had led the Afenifere since 2008.