IGP orders arrest of Sunday Igboho

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The , Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of Sunday Adeyemo aka , over an eviction order on Fulanis in Oyo State.

The Assistant to the on and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed this in an interview with BBC Hausa.

He told BBC Hausa the told him on the phone order had been given to the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Ngozi Onadeko, to arrest Igboho immediately and transfer him to Abuja.

Igboho had ordered herdsmen in Local Government Area of Oyo State to leave within seven days, attributing the spate of banditry and killings in the area to them.

The activist was in Igangan in the North Local Government Area of Oyo State on Friday when and supporters reportedly stormed the Fulani settlement in the town to eject the Seriki Fulani, Salihu Abdukadir, and some other herdsmen accused of fuelling security in the area.

Igboho had last week issued a seven-day quit notice to the Seriki and associates.

Governor Seyi had ordered the Commissioner of Police to treat anyone fuelling ethnic tension as criminals.

The Nation