Update 1: Caption changed to 'Gunmen Abduct's Woman In Sunday Igboho's House'
A woman rumoured to be Sunday Igboho's wife has been kidnapped barely 72 hours to Lagos Yoruba Nation mega protest, sources close to the matter are claiming.
This is according to the leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye.
Akintoye claimed that the activist's wife was abducted by the gunmen who attacked his house, midnight Thursday.
the professor said this in a statement titled, ‘Yoruba Nation: Elements of the Nigerian Army, Accompanied by International Terrorists hired by the Nigerian State attacked Sunday Ighoho’s Residence".
He alleged that “the assailants were all dressed in military uniform and spoke French language fluently.”
He further said that “the gunmen killed seven occupants in the building and whisked Igboho’s wife and several others away.”
The incident happened 72 hours to the Yoruba Nation rally slated for Saturday in Lagos which will be attended by Akintoye and Igboho.