The Oyo State Police Command has said it received a report that unidentified hoodlums loaded in a hummer bus and micra taxi came to set ablaze the house of Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho.
The Police spokesperson in the state, CSP Olugbenga Fadeyi, disclsoed this in a statement on Tuesday.
Fadeyi also said the police were told that the hoodlums shot several times as they put fire to the house located at the Soka area of Ibadan.
“At about 0620 hrs of today 26/01/2021, report was received at Sanyo 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 assessment.The fire was eventually put out,” Fadeyi said.
He added that the police had begun an investigation into the incident and on the trail of the hoodlums.