The Oyo State Police Command has said it received a report that hoodlums loaded in vehicles came to set ablaze the house of Chief Sunday Adeyemo ‘Igboho’.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, disclosed this in a statement issued by him today, Tuesday 26th January, 2020.
Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi also said the police were told that the arsonists shot in the air several times as they put fire to the house located at the Soka area of Ibadan.
He said the police had commence investigation into the incident and they would bring the culprits into book.
The police statement reads “At about 0620 hrs of today 26/01/2021, report was received at the Sanyo Police Station that some unidentified hoodlums came to Sunday Igboho’s house at Soka area of Ibadan in a Hummer bus and Micra (taxi) firing sporadically, and set the house ablaze.
” The mini sitting room got burnt in the process while the value of other properties is yet to be estimated.
“Immediately the DPO Sanyo got wind of the incident, he contacted fire service while he also went to the scene for on the spot assessement.
“The fire was eventually put out. Investigation has commenced into the incident while the Police is on the trail of the hoodlums.”