- Pastor Tunde Bakare has lent his voice concerning Sunday Igboho amid the actions taken by the activist in the southwest
- The popular cleric revealed that Igboho who is fighting for his people must not act outside the law
- Bakare insisted that the way to handle the current herdsmen crisis in Nigeria is not by indiscriminate violence
Tunde Bakare, founder and presiding pastor of Citadel Global Community Church, has said popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Igboho, must act within the ambits of the law.
Speaking in an interview on Arise TV’s The Morning Show on Thursday, February 4, monitored by The Punch, the cleric stressed that Igboho must not operate outside the law in order to prevent inter-tribal crisis in Nigeria.
Bakare speaking further explained that indiscriminate violence is not the way to handle the current herdsmen crisis rocking parts of the nation.
He went on to note that though Igboho looks like a man who wants to fight for his people, indiscriminate violence is an ill-wind that must be stopped before it gets out of hand.
Igboho begs Ooni of Ife to forgive him
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Igboho has asked the Ooni of Ife to forgive him, over a statement he made about the monarch’s visit to President Muhammadu Buhari.
He made the comment at a virtual meeting with some Yorubas in the diaspora. The video from the meeting, went viral as Igboho was seen casting aspersions on the revered monarch.
The Yoruba warlord threatened to waylay, open fire on the Yoruba leaders or visit and vandalise their properties.
Although, Igboho in an interview monitored by The Punch, denied insulting the monarch.
Ooni of Ife says Igboho's allegations are irresponsible
However, the Ooni of Ife in reaction to the derogatory comments made against him by the acclaimed Yoruba rights activist, described Igboho's comments as irresponsible
The first-class monarch who sent word through his spokesman, Moses Olafare, said the palace will appropriately handle the threat of violence made by Igboho against the monarch.