The Oyo state police command has revealed how the house of Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, was attacked in the early hours of today, January 26, 2021.
We had earlier reported that the house of prominent activist, Sunday Igboho in Soka, Ibadan, capital of Oyo State, was burnt by suspected arsonists.
Confirming the incident, the Oyo state police command said hoodlums who rode in a hummer bus and a Micra stormed the apartment, fired sporadic gunshots before setting the house ablaze.
This was made known in a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, which added that the incident is now being investigated.
” At about 0620 hrs of today 26/01/2021, report was received at Santo Police Station that some unidentified hoodlums came to Sunday Igboho’s house at SOKA area of Ibadan in a Hummer bus and Micra firing sporadically, and set the house ablaze.
The mini sitting room got burnt in the process while amount 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 assessement. The fire was eventually put out.
Investigation has commenced into the incident while the Police is on the trail of the hoodlums.” the statement reads