Gunshots fired before hoodlums set Sunday Igboho’s house ablaze – Police

Sunday Igboho Adeyemo

Police in Oyo say they received report that hoodlums arrived in a bus and taxi and fired gunshots before setting the house of an activist Sunday Adeyemo alias Sunday Igboho on fire.

Oyo police spokesman Olugbenga Fadeyi also said in a statement on Tuesday, hours after the incident, that the house was set ablaze after the power supply to the area was cut off.

“At about 0620 hrs of today 26/01/2021, a report was received at the Santo Police Station that some unidentified hoodlums came to Sunday Igboho’s house at Soka area of Ibadan in a Hummer bus and Micra (taxi) firing sporadically, and set the house ablaze,” the statement reads.

“The mini sitting room got burnt in the process while the value of other properties is yet to be estimated.

“Immediately the DPO Sanyo got wind of the incident, he contacted fire service while he also went to the scene for on-the-spot assessment.

“The fire was eventually put out. An investigation has commenced into the incident while the Police are on the trail of the hoodlums.”