The residence of Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, in Soka area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, has been attacked.
His spokesperson, Olayomi Koiki, who disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday morning, said the house was attacked around 1am on Thursday.
He also alleged that the attackers were soldiers.
“I can confirm that those who came are definitely Nigerian soldiers. There are more than 100 soldiers that came but he (Sunday Igboho) is currently safe,” Koiki said.
The reported attack is coming few hours to a planned rally for the secession of ‘Yoruba Nation’ in Lagos State.
Igboho has been going across the South West for his secessionist campaign, citing injustice meted on the people of the region as well as worsening insecurity.
Thursday’s attack is one of many reported attacks on Igboho and his Ibadan residence since January 2021, when he issued a seven-day ultimatum herders in Ibarapa area of Oyo State.