The Ibadan residence of Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Igboho was once again attacked by gunmen in the early hours of Thursday (today).
VANTAGE NEWS learnt that the assailants alleged to be on military uniform fire gunshots that led to the death of two persons.
The incident happened 72 hours to the Yoruba Nation rally slated for Saturday in Lagos State.
In a statement, the leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye, said the gunmen abducted the wife of Ighoho.
The statement made available to newsmen by his Communications Manager, Maxwell Adeleye, was titled, ‘Yoruba Nation: Elements of the Nigerian Army, Accompanied by International Terrorists hired by the Nigerian State attacked Sunday Ighoho’s Residence – Akintoye.’
Akintoye alleged that “the assailants were all dressed in military uniform and spoke French language fluently.
“He further said that the gunmen killed seven occupants in the building and whisked Igboho’s wife and several others away.”