Igboho: Protests In Ibadan, US, UK

Posted by News Express | 7 July 2021 | 905 times

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•Yoruba activist, Sunday  Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho
 
 
 
By RAJI ADEBAYO, Ibadan
 
Hundreds of supporters and associates of Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as
Sunday Igboho has on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest along the
Lagos-Ibadan expressway to demand the immediate release of Igboho’s
associates arrested by the members of the Department of  State Security
Services (DSS).
 
The protesters who are moving from the Soka expressway demanding the
release of families, friends and associates of Sunday Igboho caused free
vehicular movement along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway for some minutes
before they later moved to the major streets in Ibadan.
 
They also move to Challenge and Molete areas demanding for the immediate
release of the arrested persons.
 
The protesters are currently on their way to the palace of Olubadan of
Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji to solicit support for the release of the
arrested persons as of the time of filing this report.
 
It could be recalled that some people were arrested at the house of Sunday
Igboho last week Thursday when his residence was invaded by a combined team
of Department of State Service (DSS) around 1.am.
 
The Department of State Service (DSS) confirmed the arrest of the thirteen
persons.
 
But, family members, relatives of those who were arrested and supporters of
Sunday Igboho have called for the the release of their kinsmen.
 
The family members during the protest staged at across Ibadan metropolis on
Wednesday described the arrest as illegal.
 
The protesters who dressed in black attires are calling on the DSS to
release tthe arrested persons.
 
They maintained that the protest is also going on in the United States of
America (USA) and United Kingdom (UK), declaring that it will continue
tomorrow in Ibadan while other South west states will also join as from
tomorrow. (Text, excluding headline, courtesy Daily Independent)
 
 
 
 


Source: News Express

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