Angry citizens who disguised theirselves as criminals has burnt down the house of a popular politician for reasons known to them has surfaced online.
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The Oyo state police command in Nigeria says hoodlums are responsible for burning the house of Sunday Adeyemo, a youth leader better known as Sunday Igboho. He said the fire has been extinguished but that several properties were destroyed in the inferno.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, says hoodlums who rode in a hummer bus and a Micra stormed the apartment, fired sporadic gunshots before setting the house ablaze. The statement adds that the incident is now being investigated.
” AT ABOUT 0620 HRS OF TODAY 26/01/2021, REPORT WAS RECEIVED AT SANTO POLICE STATION THAT SOME UNIDENTIFIED HOODLUMS CAME TO SUNDAY IGBOHO’S HOUSE AT SOKA AREA OF IBADAN IN A HUMMER BUS AND MICRA FIRING SPORADICALLY, AND SET THE HOUSE ABLAZE.
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“THE MINI SITTING ROOM GOT BURNT IN THE PROCESS WHILE AMOUNT OF OTHER PROPERTIES IS YET TO BE ESTIMATED. IMMEDIATELY THE DPO SANYO GOT WIND OF THE INCIDENT, HE CONTACTED FIRE SERVICE WHILE HE ALSO WENT TO THE SCENE FOR ON THE SPOT ASSESSMENT. THE FIRE WAS EVENTUALLY PUT OUT”.
“INVESTIGATION HAS COMMENCED INTO THE INCIDENT WHILE THE POLICE IS ON THE TRAIL OF THE HOODLUMS.” The statement reads.