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Ooni Rallies South-west Monarchs, Sets Up Committee Over Igboho’s Arrest

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Corollary to the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho on Monday night in Cadjèhoun Airport, Cotonou with Beninese passport while trying to flee to Germany, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi has announced the setting up a 28-member committee made up of prominent South-West leaders.

Naija Banquet had earlier reported how the DSS on June 1, 2021, raided the house of Sunday Igboho killed of his associates and abducted 12 others.

According to the committee coordinator, Akin Osuntokun, the committee will look into the issues surrounding the arrest of Igboho and other related matters.

The agency alleged that the activist was stockpiling weapons, and subsequently declared him wanted.

“The Ooni of Ife inaugurated an advisory council comprising eminent Yoruba sons and daughters across the political spectrum. It is called the Ooni Caucus.

“The inauguration ceremony had been scheduled over a month ago and it is just an accident that it coincided with reports of Sunday Igboho’s arrest in Cotonou. “Nonetheless the council is actively interested in the new development and would appropriately respond in the nearest future,” TheCable quoted Osuntokun as saying.

He further listed the committee members to include Deputy Chairman Oyo State Traditional Council and Olugbon of Igbon, Oba Olusola Alao; Senator Biodun Olujimi, Mrs Toyin Saraki, Mr Segun Awolowo, Prince Doyin Okupe, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Prince Oye Oyewumi, Mr Muyiwa Ige and General Olu Okunnowo.

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SEE ALSO: I Warned Sunday Igboho Not To Come To Cotonou— Associate

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