Criminals burn down the house of a popular politician in Nigeria.
The criminals did not carry out any crime but fired warning shots during their arrival.
The Oyo state police command in Nigeria says hoodlums are responsible for burning the house of Sunday Adeyemo, a youth leader better known as Sunday Igboho.
He said the fire has been extinguished but that several properties were destroyed in the inferno.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, says hoodlums who rode in a hummer bus and a Micra stormed the apartment, fired sporadic gunshots before setting the house ablaze. The statement adds that the incident is now being investigated.
” At about 0620 hrs of today 26/01/2021, report was received at Santo Police Station that some unidentified hoodlums came to Sunday Igboho’s house at SOKA area of Ibadan in a Hummer bus and Micra firing sporadically, and set the house ablaze.
The mini sitting room got burnt in the process while amount of other properties is yet to be estimated. Immediately the DPO Sanyo got wind of the incident, he contacted Fire service while he also went to the scene for on the spot assessement. The fire was eventually put out.
Investigation has commenced into the incident while the Police is on the trail of the hoodlums.”the statement reads
In Ghana, a viral photo sighted online by Adepanews.com has the corpse of late former President Jerry John Rawlings lying in state.
The sad photo captures the face of late former president Rawlings showing his grey beard and hair and dressed in full military high honors.
The body of the first president of Ghana’s 4th Republic was laid-in-state at the Accra International Conference Centre.
In addition to the general public, heads of security agencies, leaders of political parties along with traditional leaders among others, were expected to file past the body from 8 am till 6 pm today.