By Newsie Events Media:
The residence of the Yoruba secessionist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho was reportedly attacked on Thursday by suspected Nigerian soldiers.
According to his spokesman, Oluyomi Koiki,
two people were killed when the men in military uniform breached Mr Igboho’s residence located in Soka, South of Ibadan city centre.
Koiki said that the dead bodies were taken away by the attackers, but could not immediately reveal the number of those injured.
Peoples Gazette reported that the footage said to be from the incident contained blood spills in Mr Igboho’s living room. Several vehicles and other valuable assets in the building were also reportedly destroyed.
Newsie Events cannot independently confirm the the identity of the assailant are soldiers but spokesman for the Nigerian Army has not released any statement regarding the incident.
The overnight attack came as Mr Igboho was preparing a major rally of the Yoruba nation agitators scheduled to hold in Lagos on Saturday.
Mr Igboho did not appear to be at home when the attack occurred at about 1:30 a.m. on Thursday. He was on a trip to Germany earlier this month, The Gazette confirmed.
Nigerian security forces has earlier stated its preparedness to do all it takes to keep the country one. Therefore, Igboho’s campaign has been at odds with the ecurity operatives.
Recall that his former residence in Ibadan was attacked earlier this year when he held rallies to demand Yoruba’s exit from Nigeria.
Security forces, including operatives of the State Security Service, have clashed with Mr Igboho’s private security team during attempts to arrest him.
Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, who has been leading a similar campaign for a Buafran nation to come out of Nigeria, was arrested and returned to Nigeria under yet-unclear circumstances last weekend.
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