According to the police, the hoodlums loaded in a bus and taxi fired sporadically before setting the house ablaze.
Hours after a house belonging to Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho was set ablaze in Ibadan, the police in Oyo state has given some details regarding the incident.
The Punch reports that the state police spokesperson, Olugbenga Fadeyi, said the command received a report that hoodlums loaded in a bus and taxi set the house ablaze.
explorerng.com gathers that Fadeyi also said the police were told that the arsonists shot in the air several times as they put fire to the house which is located at the Soka area of Ibadan.
Oyo state police command says Sunday Igboho’s house set ablaze in Ibadan by hoodlums.
Twitter The police spokesman said an investigation to fully unravel the ugly incident has commenced.
Fadeyi added: “The mini sitting room got burnt in the process while the value of other properties is yet to be estimated.
” He added that the DPO in the area contacted fire service while he also went to the scene on the spot assessment.
According to Fadeyi, the fire has been put out while the police are on the trail of the hoodlums.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported the house was said to have been burnt at around 3am on Tuesday, January 26, after the power supply to the area was cut off. It was, however, gathered that the burnt house is not the one Igboho currently lives in.
The fire incident comes amid Igboho’s quit notice to herdsmen in Igangan, Igbarapa North local government area of Oyo state, after accusing them of being behind the kidnapping and other criminal activities in the area.