Breaking : Yoruba Nation coordinator, Akintoye’s residence, invaded by unknown gunmen 

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Yoruba Nation coordinator, Akintoye’s residence has been invaded by unknown gunmen

Gunmen are said to have attacked , the ’s coordinator, at his home in Ado-Ekiti.

Ilana Omo Oodua, the umbrella group of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, announced this in a statement released on Tuesday by its spokesperson, Maxwell Adeleye, who included photographs from the attack scene.

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The event occurred on Saturday when the Professor was away, according to the organisation.

The police had also been alerted, according to the report.

A bullet from the scene of the accident (Photo: Ilana Oodua)

Part of 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.

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“Luckily, 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.

Bullet from the scene of the accident (Photo: Ilana Oodua)

“The matter has since been reported to the Ekiti State Police Command for investigation.”

Akintoye, a renowned Historian, hails from Ado-Ekiti.

He represented the Old Ondo State in the Senate from 1979 to 1983.

He 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 responsible if any evil happens to our leader or any of his relations.”

Photo Credit : Punch Newspaper,



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