Sunday Igboho Apologies To Ooni of Ife, Others, Over Controversial Statement

Sunday Adeyemo, the popular Yoruba Freedom Fighter aka, Sunday Igboho, has in a new video released on Wednesday apologies for his verbal attacks and confirmed that he had reached out to the palace of Ooni of Ife over his Outburst against the respected monarch.

Similarly, the Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode on Wednesday said the activist Sunday Adeyemo alias Sunday Igboho regretted his verbal attacks at the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi over the herdsmen crisis rocking the south-west region.

Recall that Igboho in a viral video verbally attacked the Ooni of Ife over his purported failure to give a clear picture of how the killer Fulanis are terrorizing the southwestern states. Igboho also attacked the national leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and other influential Yorubas who according to him are not representing the interest of the Oodua descendants well.

During a virtual meeting tagged Townhall with Yoruba in Diaspora, the activist had said the Ooni disappointed the Yoruba people by not stating the problems when he visited President Muhammadu Buhari.

Sunday Igboho, who has vowed to free the Yoruba race from killer Fulani herdsmen, came under heavy criticism on Wednesday for calling Oba Ogunwusi unprintable names.

In a video on Wednesday evening, Sunday Igboho said he had spoken with the monarch on phone and had begged him for forgiveness.

“I have called our father, the Ooni of Ife and I have apologised to him. When I said those things, I was carried away by my emotions. The killing of my people by Fulani herdsmen and the way our fathers in Yoruba land are handling the issue is giving me great concern.

“I am a Yoruba man and I know it is not in our culture to insult the elders. I have called the Kabiyesi and I have apologised to him. You can call him to confirm.

“Once again, I want to beg our royal father to forgive me. It was a slip of tongue,” Sunday Igboho said

He also labeled a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress Bola Tinubu and Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde as “Fulani slaves”.

Sunday Igboho however apologies to all that he might have offended in his call for the liberation of Yoruba land and stoppage to reckless killings.

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