Gunmen reportedly attacked the Ado-Ekiti residence of Yoruba Nation coordinator, Professor Banji Akintoye.
The umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, made this known in a statement on Tuesday by its spokesperson, Maxwell Adeleye, attaching images from the scene of the attack.
The organisation noted that the incident happened on Saturday in the Professor’s absence.
It also noted that the police had been notified.
Bullets suspected to be from AK 47 rifles were recovered after they dropped from the ceiling onto the floor.
The matter has since been reported to the Ekiti State Police Command for investigation.”
Akintoye, a renowned Historian, hails from Ado-Ekiti.
He represented the Old Ondo State in the Senate from 1979 to 1983.
He is currently leading the agitation for an Independent Yoruba Nation from Nigeria.
This is coming a few months after unknown armed men invaded the house of the Scion of the Akintoye dynasty, Ademola, an Engineer, in Agbor, Delta state, exterminating the building, including his rich fish pond.
“The Police did not arrest anyone up till this moment,” the group lamented.
We the Yoruba people within, and beyond the horizon of Nigeria will hold the Nigerian Government responsible if any evil happens to our leader or any of his relations.”