The Leader of Yoruba Nation agitation, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, has stormed the city of Igangan after herdsmen attacked the town as a reprisal attack for their eviction by the yoruba nation leader in January, 2021.
The herdsmen stormed the city in a coordinated attack on Sunday, leaving over 25 people dead from both the locals and the herdsmen, several houses and cars burnt including the Palace of the Asigangan of Igangan Town and a filling station. A situation which many described as war.
The Oyo State Police command confirmed the incident reporting that 11 persons were killed including some bandits, witnesses however reported the death toll to be higher than that.
According to the Police statement on the incident, “11 persons including some of the bandits were confirmed dead, while a number of vehicles and buildings including the Palace of the Asigangan of Igangan Town and a filling station were torched”
The Oyo State Comissioner of Police however, promised the prevalence of justice and registered the assurance of the command’s sincere condolences to the families of the deceased, the Commissioner of Police wishes to appeal to the good people of Igangan community to trust the system and shun self-help.
The Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Igboho, however paid his condolence visit to the town on Monday. Upon his arrival, scores of okada riders were seen hailing him and riding beside the Toyota Hilux which conveyed him to the town.
Igboho was seen waving at the people and acknowledging cheers from them from inside the vehicle.
His spokesman could not be reached to confirm his principal’s mission in the town aside condolences, residents belives he is in town to investigate the level of destruction and provide support for them.