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His Royal Highness Oba Raphael Olusegun Atibioke, Olubaram of Ibaram, sent a message expressing solidarity with Cuba and his support for the release of the Cuban Five, reads a Prensa Latina report.

During a visit to the Cuban embassy in Abuja, Nigerian public authorities learned about the situation of the five Cuban men, who have been kept in jails serving outrageous sentences for more than nine years.

The Yoruba representation also included Dr. Otumba Gani Adams, president of the Oodua People's Congress; the leader of the Traditional Medicine Association of the state of Ondo, Prince Atinuke Olokooba, as well as the Shaba of Ogbagi, among others.

Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez, Ramon Labanino, Rene Gonzalez and Gerardo Hernandez, known as "The Cuban Five," were arrested in Miami in 1998 while they were trying to obtain information from anti-Cuba groups that organized and conducted terrorist actions against the Cuban people.

The criminal acts carried out by those groups since 1959 have caused the death of more than 3,500 people and injured and mutilated more than 2,000.


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