Midnight inferno gutted the house of popular Yoruba activist,Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho.
The fire reportedly started around 3am in the building located in the Soka area of Oyo State.
candidreporters.com gathered that the source of the fire was yet to be known as of the time of filing this report.
Men of the fire service from the Oyo state Fire service was reportedly said to arrive the scene few hours later to help put out the fire.
No statement has been obtained from Igboho on the incident.
Recall that candidreporters.com earlier reported that Igboho, who is the Akoni Oodua of Yoruba land, had asked herdsmen in Ibarapa Local Government Area of Oyo State to leave within seven days.
At the expiration of the ultimatum last week, he and his followers had stormed the Fulani settlement in Igangan to eject Seriki Fulani, Salihu Abdukadir, and herdsmen accused of perpetrating crimes ranging from kidnappings, killings, rape to invasion of farmlands with their cattle.
After the meeting between the governors of the South-West and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), they agreed to ban all forms of open and night grazing across states within the region.
In a response to the agreement, the Ondo State Government on Monday said it had started registering herdsmen in the state with the aim of ejecting unregistered herders from the state’s forest reserves.
The Special Adviser to state Governor on Security, Alhaji Jimoh Dojumo, disclosed this to newsmen in Akure where the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria and the Nigeria Governors Forum met.
It was gathered that herdsmen had started leaving the Ondo State’s forest reserves in deference to the state government’s order, which was backed by governors’ forum and the Miyetti Allah at their meeting on Monday.