The Oyo State Police Command has stated that it received a report that hoodlums loaded in a bus and taxi came to burn the house of Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Igboho on Tuesday.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, made this disclosure in a statement.
Fadeyi revealed that the police were told the arsonists fired gunshots in the air before setting the house ablaze.
The statement released by the police read, “At about 0620 hrs of today 26/01/2021, report was received at the Santo Police Station that some unidentified hoodlums came to Sunday Igboho’s house at Soka area of Ibadan in a Hummer bus and Micra ( taxi) firing sporadically, and set the house ablaze.
” The mini sitting room got burnt in the process while the value of other properties is yet to be estimated.
“Immediately the DPO Sanyo got wind of the incident, he contacted fire service while he also went to the scene for on the spot assessement.
“The fire was eventually put out. Investigation has commenced into the incident while the Police is on the trail of the hoodlums,” the statement added.
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