South-west governors have met over the recent raid on the house of Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho, by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).
TheCable quoted a source as saying that the governors met over issues of concern to the region, and the DSS’ raid on Igboho’s house was on the agenda.
However, the date and venue of the meeting was not disclosed.
The DSS had on Thursday, raided the home of the activist in the Soka area of Ibadan, Oyo State, and two persons were reportedly killed.
The raid had come two days to the planned Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos which held on Saturday without Igboho in attendance.
Peter Afunanya, DSS spokesman, who declared Igboho wanted after the raid, said the security agency recovered illegal arms, including seven AK-47 rifles, and thousands of ammunition from the youth leader’s house.
“Sunday Igboho and his group, in the guise of campaign for self-determination, have become well-armed and determined to undermine public order,” Afunaya had said during a media briefing late on Thursday.
“The arrests and seizures are, no doubt, a confirmation of a grand plan by Igboho and his cohorts to wage a violent insurrection against the Nigerian state.
“The gun duel, which lasted for an hour, offered Igboho the chance to escape. Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a., Sunday Igboho, is now on the run. Igboho may run as far as he can. He may hide as long as he wants.”
The agency also paraded 13 people, including a lady in Igboho’s house.
The secret police alleged that those arrested confronted them during the raid.
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