The popular Yoruba activist Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho declares that nobody can attack or kill him over the Yoruba Nation.
The Yoruba chief agitator is rallying bill for Lagos on Saturday, July 3, 2021.
Meanwhile, The Nation had reported Igboho had vowed to proceed with the rally against all odds.
Igboho, while receiving a vehicle presented to him by some donors to support the Yoruba Nation agitation, reiterated that nobody can tell him not to come to Lagos.
He added that the Yoruba Nation rally will go on as planned in Lagos state.
He revealed that: “Some people are going about saying we shouldn’t come to Lagos that we’ll be killed, it is a lie and it is all false.
“Nobody has said he will kill Igboho in Lagos, and nobody has said Igboho should not come to Lagos
“I’m a true son of the soil, Lagos is a Yoruba land and does not belong to the Hausas or any other tribe, so let us focus on the current struggle and don’t let us dwell on rumors.
“Although in rumours, there are some elements of truth but we are optimistic.
“Lagos is a Yoruba land and majority of those in Lagos are Yorubas and the way Yorubas are suffering, many are not satisfied.
“We are not scared of anybody… and we have done peaceful rallies across other southwest states and we are just creating awareness.
“We are not coming to Lagos to create crises or cause troubles. We are peaceful.
“Those thinking we won’t hold the rally in Lagos are deceiving themselves; we call on the Lagos state government to provide security operatives to protect the agitators on the said date.
“Lagosians are ready to receive us peacefully on July 3, we are coming with a peaceful awareness too.”
Who is Sunday Igboho?
Sunday Igboho is a popular Yoruba activist whose real name is Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo.
The 49-year-old is a business magnate, activist and philanthropist at Igboho town, located in Oke-Ogun, Oyo State.
Nicknamed after his hometown, Mr Igboho rose to fame following his role in the Modakeke-Ife communal crisis in 1997, where he played an active part.
Many believe Mr Igboho has metaphysical abilities which make him a formidable opponent in battle.
He is the chairman of Adeson International Business Concept Ltd and the Akoni Oodua of Yoruba.
He gained social media attention in January 2021 when he gave an ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen in Ibarapa to vacate the land after the killing of Dr. Aborode and enforced same.