Lawyer to popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, has written to the Nigerian Federal Government, demanding for 500 million naira following the wanton destruction of his properties by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). ayokinews.com reports
It should be recalled that men of the Department of State Services (DSS) has earlier stormed Sunday Igboho’s Ibadan residence following a stint information of illegal possession of firearms.
The raid which killed two (2) of his personal aides also led to the abduction of his wife and the arrest of many others including the destruction of his luxury cars.
Reacting to the level of destruction done by men of the DSS, Sunday Igboho’s lawyer, Chief Yomi Aliyu, wrote to the Nigerian Federal Government demanding a sum of N500 million naira in compensation of the damages done to the properties of his client.
The letter titled “Illegal gang grossly unconstitutional invasion of Sunday Igboho’s residence,’’ reads in parts;
“We hereby demand that the Federal Government orders an investigation into the actions of the various security operatives led by DSS that raided Chief Sunday Adeyemo’s house with a view to sanctioning them and release all the innocent people arrested and compensate the families of those murdered. Our client should also be paid N500 million as reparation for damage to his exotic cars that include Mercedes Benz G-Class and 2019 Lexus Car. We also demand a public apology.
“No demand to enter was made but rather they shot their way into the house, allegedly killing seven people, though DSS spokesman admitted killing two people which involved an old Imam that used to lead Muslim occupants in prayers and observing Tahjud at the time of the barbaric raid. A lady among the invaders was allegedly shouting, “If you get him, gun him down,” Igboho’s lawyer wrote.