Oyo State Police Command has disclosed that unidentified hoodlums are responsible for the burning of Sunday Igboho’s house at SOKA area of Ibadan.
The Police noted that the hoodlums came to the house in the early hours of Tuesday in a Hummer bus and Micra firing sporadically, and later set the house ablaze.
A statement by the Police Public Relation Officer of the Command, Gbenga Fadeyi said that the mini sitting room of the house got burnt in the process while amount of other properties burnt 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.
Fadeyi however said that the fire was eventually put out and investigation has commenced into the incident while the Police is on the trail of the hoodlums.
Recalled that, several houses belonging to the Seriki Fulani of Oyo State, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir, were allegedly set on fire by aggrieved youths in Igangan community of Ibarapa zone of Oyo State, on Friday night after the visit of Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho) to enforce his seven-day quit notice to the Fulani herdsmen in the area.
Sunday Igboho’s house on fire in Ibadan