From: Tunde Thomas
A community leader and top chieftain of Accord Party in Oyo State, Chief Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a Sunday Igboho has debunked rumour making rounds in some circles that Governor Abiola Ajimobi has placed him under house arrest or ordered his arrest.
While describing the rumour of his arrest or being placed under house arrest as the handiwork of his political opponents, Adeyemo implored his supporters and well-wishers to discountenance the report which he described as unfounded.
Adeyemo, who spoke while addressing members of Mosorire Community Landlords Association who visited his residence to express their appreciation to him for his invaluable contributions to the welfare of the community said:
“I implore my supporters and well wishers to ignore the wicked rumour. It is the handiwork of my political opponents. I’m a free man, I’ve not run foul of the laws of the land and I have no issue with Governor Abiola Ajimobi.”
While commending Gov. Ajimobi for restoring peace and security in the state, Adeyemo noted that before Ajimobi’s assumption of office that Oyo State notably the state capital, Ibadan was almost being turned into theatre of battle between supporters of ex-governor Adebayo Alao-Akala, Baba Adedibu’s boys and his own supporters who were on the side of ex-governor Rashidi Ladoja.
“We were resisting attempts by Alao-Akala’s men to humiliate, oppress and intimidate us. They sent assassins and thugs after us and we had to fight back. But we thank God that today we have peace in Oyo State,” he declared.
While denying allegations that he sent some people to go and disrupt ongoing road construction in some parts of the state, Adeyemo said:
“In order to tarnish my image, my political opponents fabricated lies that I sent some people to go and extort money at a construction site but after investigation was carried out by security agencies, they discovered that it was all lies. I’m not boasting, I’m comfortable. Why should I go and extort when presently I have committed a lot of my own money to the construction of an access road in Mosorire community as part of my own contributions to complement government’s efforts in providing social amenities for the people.”
While describing Adeyemo as a blessing to the area, chairman, Mosorire Community Landlords Association, Alhaji Shehu Fasasi implored Adeyemo to continue the good work he is doing adding:
“Even some people still talk ill of the dead talkless of somebody that is alive. Please ignore those enemies of progress, your being here living with us in the community has brought us blessing. You singlehandedly procured 500 KVA transformer for us, you also provide us Vigilance Group that protect the community from armed robbers and you are also constructing a road for us. We appreciate your efforts and we urge you not to relent.”