Ibadan Protesters shut down City, demand immediate release of Sunday
Ibadan Protesters shut down City demand immediate release of Sunday All Supporters of the Yoruba Nation agitator, popularly known as Sunday Igboho have stormed his residence in Ibadan the Oyo State capital to demand the release of the agitator who is currently in the custody of security officials in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Recall that Igboho was nabbed on Monday night in Cotonou while he was alleged to have made moves to escape to Germany with his German wife.
DAILY POST earlier reported that Olayomi Koiki, an aide to Sunday Igboho called for a protest against his principal’s arrest.
Koiki in a statement disclosed that the agitators would stage the protest on Wednesday afternoon in Ibadan, at Igboho’s residence in Ibadan.
He said, “Please we beg all agitators to converge at Chief Sunday Igboho’s house for a peaceful demonstration to show the world the kind of person he is as one of the conditions given for his release.
“Please let’s all be at his house in Soka, Ibadan, before 12 o’clock today, thanks and God bless Yoruba nation now.”
Biography of Sunday Igboho
Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho (born 10 October 1972) at Igboho town, located in Oke-Ogun, Oyo State. He is a business magnate, activist and philanthropist.
Nicknamed after his hometown, Mr Igboho rose to fame following his role in the Modakeke-Ife communal crisis in 1997, where he played an active part.
Many believe Mr Igboho has metaphysical abilities which make him a formidable opponent in battle. He is the chairman of Adeson International Business Concept Ltd and the Akoni Oodua of Yoruba.
He gained social media attention in January 2021 when he gave an ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen in Ibarapa to vacate the land after the killing of Dr. Aborode and enforced same. He was arrested on Monday 25 July 2021 night in Cotonou, after trying to flee Nigeria to Germany by the Buhari’s Government with the help of Interpol
Igboho is a Christian,he also has a belief In Ifa, the religion of Yoruba land and Oodua. He’s married with two wives and has children including three professional footballers playing in Germany.