Sunday Igboho, has finally broken silence on the terror attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State, that left scores of people dead.oruba Nation activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, aka
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports that a host of Nigerians had condemned the Owo Church attack.
It would be recalled that gunmen were said to have thrown an improvised explosive device before they started shooting sporadically.
Reacting to the unfortunate incident, Igboho in viral audio released and obtained by The Nation said: “I pray to God that we don’t experience such again. I pray to God to comfort the families of the victims.
“My fathers and mothers, can you see that I have been vindicated? I was not in a battle with any Governor or Senator. But what I envisaged, you didn’t see it. Now, can you all see?
“Many were saying I wanted to create crisis and ferment trouble, but can you all see it now? Well, the situation can still be redeemed. I want Yoruba people to be united before it is too late.
“I want South-West leaders to support me and other courageous Yoruba sons and daughters so that we can guard against these wicked acts.
If I offend anyone, I ask for pardon, please” he said.
Igboho is a Nigerian Yoruba self-determination activist and philanthropist.
Nicknamed after his hometown, he rose to fame following his role in the Modakeke-Ife communal crisis in 1997, where he played an active part.
Igboho is the chairman of Adeson International Business Concept Ltd. His chieftaincy title, Akoni Oodua of Yorubaland, has become famous in recent years.
He gained social media attention in January 2021 when he gave an ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen in Ibarapa to vacate the land after the killing of Dr. Aborode and enforced the same.
Igboho is currently agitating for the freedom of the South West.