Olayomi Koiki, Media Aide to Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo well known as Sunday Igboho, has alerted the public that gunmen attacked the residence of the activist in the early hours of Monday.
There were reported sporadic shootings around the Soka, the Ibadan residence of Igboho, as some heavily armed gunmen stormed the area.
In a viral video shared on the Facebook, Koiki claimed that the residence was besieged by men of the Nigeria Army with the aim of arresting the activist.
It would be recalled that the security agents had in February allegedly attempt to arrest Igboho along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Today in a viral video, Koiki said, “There is a situation right now where the Federal Government of Nigeria tried to invade our residence. We are telling the world that the war that the Federal Government is waiting for might start today.
“The war that the Federal Government think they are expecting from the Yoruba people; let’s tell the whole world. As I speak to you, there is an ongoing incident but we are more than capable.
“We cannot be caught unguarded. You cannot threaten us. Chief Sunday Igboho is fine.”
The Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Command, Adewale Osifeso, could not be reached as of the time of filing this report.