We Don't Want Nigeria To Be Poisoned By Sunday Igboho- Gumi Says After Visiting Igboho


Popular Islamic cleric Sheik Ahmad Gumi last weekend visited Igboho town in Oyo State, South-West Nigeria.

 
Hailed as a hero by his supporters, the ‘golden son of the town’, Sunday “Igboho” Adeyemo is seen as a dangerous rabble rouser by his antagonists though. They accuse him of inciting ethnic hatred. In similar vein, the Department of State Services (DSS) allege that Igboho is stockpiling illegal weapons.

Once only well-known in his part of south-western Nigeria, Igboho became a national figure after he thrust himself into the heart of one of the country’s deadliest conflicts – clashes between Fulani herders and other groups, over access to land and grazing rights.

After the killing of a politician (Fatai Aborode) in January, Igboho felt he and other Yorubas had seen enough and captured attention with his demand that the Fulani herders, from northern Nigeria, leave the south-west, seen as the home of the Yoruba ethnic group, for all their alleged crimes. But Gumi has a different perception... Proceed Reading For More Details 

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