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Igboho: Oyo Police hints on hoodlums setting house abalze



Oyo State Police Command has explained that arsonist came loaded in a bus and tax to set Sunday Adeyemo’s old house on fire.

The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi in a statement on Tuesday in Ibadan said the Command suspected hoodlums. to be behind the attack on Igboho’s home.

According to him, the arsonists shot into the air severally to scare people away before setting the house which is located at Soka area of Ibadan.

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The PPRO said investigations has commenced immediately to unravel the incident.

He explained there was power outage as at the time arsonists came.

The police statement read, “At about 0620 hrs of today 26/01/2021, a 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.

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“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 a wind of the incident, he contacted fire service while he also went to the scene for on the spot assessment.

“The fire was eventually put out. An investigation has commenced into the incident while the Police are on the trail of the hoodlums.”

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