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Sunday Igboho: Protest rocks Ibadan over DSS raid

Supporters of wanted Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, have come to the streets of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, to protest the Department of State Services’ midnight raid on the activist’s home last Thursday.

Protesters gathered in front of Igboho’s house in Ibadan’s Sooka neighborhood at 12 p.m. on Wednesday and took to the streets.

DSS raided Igboho’s residence last weekend causing an uproar from Nigerians and his supporters

“No retreat, no surrender!” they were heard chanting. “Oodua Nation!” exclaims the crowd. Among other things, “Sunday Igboho is not a criminal!”
Before the protesting youngsters took off, a leader addressed the crowd, whose name was unknown at the time of reporting this story.

He stated that they would march to the palace of Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, and then to the Government House, among other places.

“We are walking there in a peaceful demonstration to seek the release of the detainees. We are not afraid of tear gas because we are marching to demand our people’s rights.

“We want them to apprehend the assassins of Adogan and Alfa, “The government must pay N500 million in damages to Igboho’s lawyer for the devastation of his home and goods during the invasion, as demanded by his counsel.
He stated, “We want the Obas to make this happen within seven days.”

by olutayo olusanya

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