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Gunmen attack Yoruba Nation coordinator’s home in Ekiti

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Gunmen on Saturday attacked the Ekiti State country home of the Yoruba Nation coordinator Prof. Banji Akintoye.

The spokesman of the umbrella body of the Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Maxwell Adeleye, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday.

He said the police had been notified on the incident.

The statement read: “The leadership of the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua (IOO), is displeased to inform the general public that the Ado-Ekiti country home of its leader, Prof. Banji Akintoye, was attacked on Saturday, 30th October, 2021.

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“Gunshots were fired into the house by assailants who apparently climbed a chair outside the gate to shoot in.

“Luckily, Prof. Banji Akintoye was not around at the time, and nobody was hurt.

“Bullets suspected to be from AK-47 rifles were recovered after they dropped from the ceiling onto the floor.”

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