Igboho suspends Lagos rally

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Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, has suspended the Yoruba Nation rally scheduled to hold in Lagos on Saturday.

He told BBC News Pidgin in an interview  that the rally in Lagos has been suspended.

The suspension came hours after his residence in Soka area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital was attacked by gunmen.

His wife was abducted by the gunmen who attacked his house in the early hours of Thursday.

This is according to the leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye.

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.”

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