Yinka Ayefele, popular juju musician and owner of Fresh FM has released s statement following the demolition of his music house/radio station by Oyo state government. A lot of negative comments have trailed the action by outraged Nigerians on social media with famous personalities like Atiku and Ben Bruce contributing their quota.
Yinka Ayefele had the following to say about the saga:
“I greet the entire Fresh Fm fans both home and abroad.I wish to extend my heartfelt gratitude for this opportunity and experience.
“As we all know, Fresh Fm is not an Ayefele owned company but a company owned by the general public. I’ll like to plead with everyone not to cause any casualty especially on the Ajumose bus packed around Music House.
“Please, do not destroy any government property. This happened for a reason. Lets leave everything in God’s care. And I’ll like to thank the government of Oyo state for what they have done. Where they began and where they are at the moment.
“Special thanks to TOYIN ARULOGUN for he was the one who suggested the demolition. And also the Nigeria Broadcasting corporation for their support.
“Finally, our program continues as usual and I’ll use this medium to beg the entire crew especially Alhaji Abolade Salami, Soul, Olalomi Amole, Yeye Agbedegbeyo, Babatunmise to stop the cry and mourning.
“Thank you once again. I remain Olayinka Joel Ayefele.”
Earlier on, Ayefele posted “Oyo state government did at last……my pains my sweat ….So help me God” when he arrived at the scene of the demolition. Fresh FM which is located in Ibadan is rumoured to be worth N800M.