Sunday Igboho has reacted to the order by the Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Mohammed Adamu to arrest him.
Igboho has been in the news for asking Fulani herdsmen in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government of Oyo State to leave the area within seven days.
Following the mayhem that ensured from the enforçment of the sack order by Igboho and his boys, the IGP subsequently ordered the arrest of Igboho on Saturday.
Reacting to the arrest ordered by IGP Adamu via his twitter handle, Igboho asked whether it was not a crime for herdsmen to kill Dr. Fatai Aborode after invading his farm.
He also asked if it was not a crime that Aborode later went to Seriki Fulani house to lay complain, but was tied and butchered and nothing happened.
He tweeted: “And it’s not a crime to Kill doctor akorede? whose farm was invaded and destroyed by Fulani cows, later went to Seriki Fulani house to lay complain, but was tied and butchered and nothing happened?”
“The president was briefed on the matter and he said Sunday’s action can disturb public peace and it should stop,” Peoples Gazette quoted a police source to have said.
According to the source, the president had directed the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to use lethal force on Igboho and his foot soldiers if they continue to push the country to the brink civil war.
“We were told from IG’s office that the president has asked for Sunday Igboho and his followers to be shot at sight if they continue pushing to drag Nigeria into a civil war.” the police source said.
Another police source said that Adamu was looking at other ways to resolve the issue, part of which would include meeting with Yoruba leaders.
“He does not want to flout presidential directive, but he has been talking to Yoruba leaders to find other means of preventing the matter from escalating “A possible trip to the South-west is also on the table.” The senior police officer said.
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