Police have confirmed a fresh attack on the residence of Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, in the Soka area of Ibadan, Oyo State.
Recall that the then Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, ordered the arrest of the rights activist.
Adewale Osifeso, spokesman of the Nigeria police, Oyo State Command who confirmed this however is yet to give details of the attack which occurred in the early hours of Thursday.
This followed the alarm raised by Olayemi Koiki, spokesman to Sunday Adeyemi on Facebook post, less than 72 hours before the planned mega rally in Lagos State.
He alleged that the house was attacked around 1am on Thursday by military personnel whose identities are unknown.
“I can confirm that those who came are definitely Nigerian soldiers. There are more than 100 soldiers that came,” Koiki said in a Facebook Live chat.
He said: “The situation is very active as more security operatives in about seven Nigerian Army patrol vans have arrived”.
However, the spokesman said, “He (Sunday Igboho) is currently safe.”
Dependable sources said residents of the area have started to pay a solidarity visit to Adeyemo whose whereabouts cannot be confirm as at the time of filing this report.