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UPDATE: Gunmen Abduct Sunday Igboho’s Wife, Others

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Follow up report says the wife of popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo alias Sunday Igboho, was abducted by the gunmen who attacked his house in the early hours of Thursday.

 

This was according to a statement signed by the leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye, and made available to journalists by his Communications Manager, Mr. Maxwell Adeleye.

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The statement was titled, ‘Yoruba Nation: Elements of the Nigerian Army, Accompanied by International Terrorists hired by the Nigerian State attacked Sunday Ighoho’s Residence – Akintoye.’

 

According to the Communications Manager, Akintoye alleged that “the assailants were all dressed in military uniform and spoke French language fluently.

 

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He further said that “the gunmen killed seven occupants in the building and whisked Igboho’s wife and several others away.”

 

The incident happened 72 hours to the Yoruba Nation rally slated for Saturday in Lagos which will be attended by Akintoye and Igboho.

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