“Sunday is a human being like a normal human being who could misbehave as well”
His imperial majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has declared his support for Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly address as Sunday Igboho who has of recent championing the quest to drive out criminal herdsmen from the Southwest Region of Nigeria.
Oba Ogunwusi’s support comes following an apology tendered by Igboho after the activist served up second explanation claiming that he had earlier misspoke against the revered Yoruba royal father.
Ooni said he has forgiven Igboho.
Igboho had earlier said that the Ooni disappointed the Yoruba nation and subverted the course of their safety for personal financial interests during the monarch’s visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.
The activist, however, renounced his statement hours later and pleaded for forgiveness.
In reaction to Igboho’s public apology, Oba Ogunwusi, through his press secretary, Mr. Moses Olafere, affirmed that he has been forgiven.
“He (The Ooni) has forgiven him (Igboho) as he had tendered an apology via a video clip he produced via social media yesterday evening,” Olafere said.
“Even though the way and manner, Sunday behaved was sacrilege to the Oduduwa throne but he has already apologised and I can confirm that Arole Oodua has forgiven him, because, there is no perfection in humanity.
Sunday is a human being like a normal human being who could misbehave as well”. Olafere added.
Olafere further reiterated the support of the Ooni towards the Igboho’s activism, saying that the Ooni supports Sunday Igboho for what he described as the liberation of the Yorubas from criminal herdsmen.
He stated further that, “As the father of all, the Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II remains his father who had even identified with him in the past two weeks he has begun with the struggle and he is still solidly behind him for the liberation of the Yorubas from criminal herdsmen who have adamantly terrorised our land.”