Ooni of Ife to Sunday Igboho: Don’t take laws into your hands

Ooni of Ife to Sunday Igboho: Don’t take laws into your hands

- Sunday Igboho has been praised by Ooni of Ife for being the mouthpiece of the downtrodden

- The monarch consequently urged him not to take laws into his hands because his voice has been heard

- Recall that Igboho had recently given quit notice to some herders who have been accused of committing crimes in Ibarapa to vacate the land

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Don't take laws into your own hands: This is the warning issued to Sunday Igboho by Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi.

According to the monarch, Igboho has done well to speak for the downtrodden but he also needs to allow constituted authority to do their jobs in handling the security challenges in the state.

Ooni of Ife sends important message to Sunday Igboho
Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has urged Sunday Igboho, not to take laws into his hands. Photo: Femi Adesina
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Recall that Igboho had recently asked herdsmen accused of perpetrating crimes ranging from kidnappings, killings, to invasion of farmlands with their cattle to leave the Ibarapa local government area of Oyo state within seven days.

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At the expiration of the ultimatum last week, he and his followers had ejected the Seriki Fulani, Salihu Abdukadir, and the herders.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that following allegations that Sunday Igboho acted as a thug in the past and that he was persuaded by Bola Tinubu not to disrupt the election in Ekiti state, the Yoruba activist has now narrated how he met the APC national chairman.

He was quoted to have claimed that the only time he met Tinubu was during the build-up to a governorship election in Ondo involving a former governor of the state, Olusegun Mimiko.

He disclosed this in an Instagram Live Chat with popular journalist, Dele Momodu.

Legit.ng also reported that following the fire incident that razed the Soka house of the Yoruba activist, the Aareonakakanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, has asked the police to arrest of arsonists responsible for the wicked act.

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Igboho's one-story building, located in Ibadan, the state capital, was gutted by fire around 3 am on Tuesday, January 26, damaging property that worth N50m.

Legit.ng gathered that while speaking on the incident, Aare Gani Adams, in a statement he issued on Tuesday, said failure to investigate the fire outbreak at Igboho’s house could heat up the polity.

Source: Legit.ng

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