Sunday Igboho

Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, was born on 10 October 1972 at Igboho town, located in Oke-Ogun, Oyo State, Nigeria. He is a business magnate, activist and philanthropist.


Sunday Igboho
Born
Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo

(1972-10-10)10 October 1972
Igboho town, Oke Ogun, Oyo State, Nigeria
OccupationPolitician, businessman, 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.[1]

Many believe Mr Igboho has metaphysical abilities which make him a formidable opponent in battle. He is the chairman of Adeson International Business Concept Ltd and the Akoni Oodua of Yoruba.[2][3]

He gained social media attention in January 2021 when he gave an ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen in Ibarapa to vacate the land after the killing of Dr. Aborode and enforced same.[4][5]

LifeEdit

Sunday Igboho was born in Igboho, Old Oyo empire, of Oke ogun in Oyo State but his father relocated to Modakeke in Osun state, where he grew up. He started off as a motorcycle repairer and then ventured into automobiles where he sells cars and was able to start his current Adeson business.[6]

He gained international attention after the part he played in the Modakeke/Ife war between 1997 and 1998, where he was a defendant of Modakeke people.[7] And thereafter relocated to Ibadan where he met former Oyo state Governor, Lam Adesina through a courageous step while trying to defend the rights of the people at a fuel station.[8] He also went on to work with former Governor, Rasheed Ladoja and became one of his most trusted aides.[9][10]

As the Akoni Oodua of Yoruba land, he is known for fighting for the rights of the Yorubas[11][12] and advocating for the Oduduwa republic.[13][14]

Personal lifeEdit

Igboho is a Christian, he also has a belief In Ifa, the religion of Yoruba land and Oodua. He's married with two wives and has children including three professional footballers playing in Germany.[15][16][17][18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oyo Crisis: Who is Sunday Igboho, self-acclaimed Yoruba warrior?". 23 January 2021. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  2. ^ Alao, Moses. "2019: I Inherited Powers To Command Guns From My Father —Sunday Igboho". tribuneonlineng.com. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  3. ^ "The untold story of controversial Yoruba youth leader Sunday Igboho". Daily Trust. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  4. ^ "INSECURITY: Why Fulani herders must leave Oyo – Igboho". Vanguard News. 19 January 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Nothing must happen to Igboho, Ibarapa Youths warn FG, Oyo govt". Vanguard News. 20 January 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Meet Area Boss Called Sunday Igboho". TheCityPulseNews.com. 17 May 2020. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  7. ^ Abimbade, Isaac (14 November 2017). "Why My Mum Gave Me The Name SUNDAY IGBOHO". City People Magazine. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Sunday Igboho's biography~Lifestyle – AMEBO ONLINE NEWSPAPER". www.amebo9jafeed.com.ng. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  9. ^ says, Onyewuchi Nze (15 April 2017). "HOW OBASANJO, ADEDIBU OFFERED ME N100M TO IMPEACH LADOJA –SUNDAY IGBOHO". The Sun Nigeria. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  10. ^ Adedire, Toyin. "Exclusive pictures and interview with Sunday Igboho-I am a human rights defender". www.ibadancityng.com. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  11. ^ Alao, Moses. "2019: I Inherited Powers To Command Guns From My Father —Sunday Igboho". tribuneonlineng.com. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  12. ^ "Meet Sunday Igboho, The Man People Believe Could Command A Gun Out Of Thin Air To Fight – Opera News". ng.opera.news. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  13. ^ editing (16 September 2020). "Sunday Igboho: An Intractable Revolutionary By Rèmí Oyèyemí". Sahara Reporters. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  14. ^ "You Can't Frustrate Operation Amotekun, Sunday Igboho Warns Miyetti Allah Leader". OyoAffairs.net. 29 September 2020. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  15. ^ "The untold story of controversial Yoruba youth leader Sunday Igboho". Daily Trust. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
  16. ^ "5 Things you don't know about Sunday Igboho". National Insight News. 10 October 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  17. ^ "I Lost Properties Worth N50m In Fire Incident". Naijastudio News Site. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  18. ^ "Sunday Igboho's lawyer demands N500m compensation and apology from FG". UrbanGist Media. Retrieved 4 July 2021.