The Oyo State Police Command has said it received a report that hoodlums loaded in a bus and taxi came to set ablaze the house of Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Igboho.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, said this in a statement .
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 begun an investigation into the incident .
The house was said to have been burnt at around 3 am on Tuesday after power supply to the area was cut off.
The police statement read, “ At about 0620 hrs of today 26 / 01 / 2021 , report was received at the Santo 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. ”
Source – PUNCH