Government demolishes Yoruba Nation agitators’ building

CITIZENS COMPASS– The building where the Yoruba Nation agitator, Modupe Onitiri-Abiola, announced the cessation of Yoruba Nation from Nigeria has been demolished.

The building located on Toye Oyesola Street, Ibadan, Oyo State was demolished by the State government on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

Recall that security operatives arrested some of the agitators over the invasion of Oyo State Secretariat on Saturday, April 13, 2024.

29 of them were arraigned before the Chief Magistrates Court in Ibadan, for treason and felony.

The case, with charge number Mi/520c/2024, is between the Commissioner of Police and the suspects.

They were arraigned on seven counts of treasonable felony, unlawful society, illegal possession of firearms, and conduct likely to cause breach of peace.

The Investigative Police Officer, Bakare Rasaq, an inspector with the State Criminal Investigation Department, Iyaganku, Ibadan, said the offence is contrary to and punishable under Section 516 of the Criminal Code, Cap 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria, 2000.


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