Igboho’s Mother Advice Sheikh Gumi To Avoid Yorubaland
Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho’s mother have warned Islamic cleric Sheik Ahmad Gumi to stay away from Yorubaland.
Gumi, in a video which surfaced online on September 7, was seen standing with Usman Yusuf, a former chief executive officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), near a signboard that read ‘Muslim Grammar School, Modeke, Igboho’.
Gumi is against Sunday Igboho’s secessionist call but wants amnesty for bandits ravaging the north, a move which Sunday Igboho rejects over alleged crimes committed by Fulani herdsmen against Yoruba people in recent times.
One of the Yoruba Nation agitators, Sheikh Abdul Raheem Aduanigba, who is the chief imam of Yoruba in Ilorin, led other leaders to Igboho town and together with the mother of Sunday Igboho visited the spot where Gumi shot a video during his stay in the town.
Aduranigba said, “Yoruba people are worried about Gumi’s visit to Igboho and I went to Igboho town with some other persons to find out what really happened. I visited the Kabiyesi, Onigboho of Igboho (Oba John Bolarinwa) and he told me that nobody gave Gumi land in the town.
“The people of the town also said they didn’t know when he came and they said he must not come again. He is the spokesperson for bandits. They (residents) did not want him to ever come to their town again.
“We don’t want what happened in Igangan to happen in Igboho or anywhere in Yorubaland. The people of Igboho said they don’t want him and that he must never come there again. We don’t want bandits here, we don’t want him to use religion to deceive our people and we were happy that nobody gave him land there.”
Leakers Post recall, Igboho, who has been detained for almost 2 months, revealed that some of the lawyers were paid up to five million Naira, yet none of them could stop the judge from detaining him despite how many they were representing him in court.
Sunday Igboho is a business magnate, activist and philanthropist. Nicknamed after his hometown, Mr Igboho rose to fame following his role in the Modakeke-Ife communal crisis in 1997, where he played an active part.