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Sunday Igboho: Biography, education, Yoruba agitation


The correct name is Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo but he was popularly known as Sunday Igboho. He was born on the 10 of October, 1972, and a native of Igboho town which is in Oke-Ogun in Oyo state of Nigeria. He is a native of Yoruba and a Philanthropist. He is believed to possess spiritual powers which made him extra powerful in battles. He started life as a motorcycle repairer and later upgraded to automobiles where he started selling cars and later established his present business known as Adeson business.


He became popular after he played a vital role during the communal crisis between Modakeke and Ife in the year 1997. He became fans of many people on social media after he challenged the Fulani herdsmen to leave the land after they killed Dr. Aborode. His twitter handle is @_IgbohoSunday. His net worth is $500,000


He was born in Igboho but his father later relocated to Modakeke in Osun state, and that is where he grew up. He is married with two wives and children. Three of his children are professional footballers playing in Germany.

His Yoruba agitation

He stood in for the Modakeke people during the war that lasted between 1997 and 1998. Mr. Sunday Igboho and Mr. Akintoye’s group organized different rallies in Ondo, Ekiti, Oyo, Osun, and Ogun states. He was on the verge of organizing the same in Lagos on 3rd July 2021 when his home was surrounded. He is known for fighting for the course of the Yoruba people and that was what led to his meeting the former Oyo state governor, Lam Adesina, and being a special trusted aide of former governor Rasheed Ladoja. His agitation is solely for Yoruba people to be freed to stay on their own.

His Arrest

Sunday Igboho was declared wanted by Nigeria’s secret police and was arrested three weeks after the declaration. He was arrested at the Cardinal Bernardin International Airport in Cotonou. He was about to travel to Germany when he was intercepted and transferred to the Cotonou Criminal Brigade.

Chinonye Ikebaku

This article was written by Chinonye Ikebuaku.