Some unknown Gunmen have reportedly attacked the residence of leader of Yoruba nation, Professor Banji Akintoye in Ado-ekiti
The umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, disclosed this in a statement made available to Reporters on Tuesday by its spokesperson, Maxwell Adeleye, attaching images from the scene of the attack.
The organisation noted that the incident happened in the Professor’s absence.
The statement read, “The leadership of the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua (IOO), is displeased to inform the general public that the Ado-Ekiti country home of its leader, Professor Banji Akintoye, was attacked on Saturday, 30th October, 2021.
“Gunshots were fired into the house by assailants who apparently climbed a chair outside the gate to shoot in.
“Luckily, Professor Banji Akintoye was not around at the time, and nobody was hurt.
“Bullets suspected to be from AK 47 rifles were recovered after they dropped from the ceiling onto the floor.
“The matter has since been reported to the Ekiti State Police Command for investigation.”
Akintoye is currently leading the agitation for an Independent Yoruba Nation from Nigeria.
This is coming a few months after unknown armed men invaded the house of the Scion of the Akintoye dynasty, Ademola, an Engineer, in Agbor, Delta state, exterminating the building, including his rich fish pond.
“The Police did not arrest anyone up till this moment,” the group lamented.
“We the Yoruba people within, and beyond the horizon of Nigeria will hold the Nigerian Government responsible if any evil happens to our leader or any of his relations.”