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Protesters kick against attack on Igboho residence, arrest of aides

Segun Showunmi in Ibadan

Hundreds of protesters on Wednesday trooped to the street of Ibadan, Oyo State Capital to showed their grievances against Department of State Service (DSS) for raiding residence of the self acclaimed Yoruba activist’s, Sunday Adeyemo  popularly called  ‘Igboho’.

Penpushing reports that the protesters also demanded  the release of some allies of the Yoruba freedom fighter currently in detention of the security agency.

The protesters gathered in front of Soka residence of Igboho’s house in Ibadan from where they took to the streets, carrying placards with various inscriptions such as “No retreat, no surrender!”, “Oodua Nation!”, and “Sunday Igboho is not a criminal!” among others.

Penpushing further reports that one of the protesters, who prefer anonymity, while addressing the gathering said that they would march to the palace of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji; and from there proceed to the Government House, amongst other places.

“it is a peaceful demonstration; we are marching there to demand the release of the detained persons. We are not afraid of teargas, we are marching to demand the rights of our people. We want them to bring the killers of Adogan and Alfa to book’.

“The government must pay the N500m damages as requested by Igboho’s lawyer for the destruction of his house and property during the invasion’, they declared

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