Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has condemned the gruesome murder of worshippers at St Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State.
Unknown gunmen on Sunday attacked the catholic church and killed many worshippers just as the service was nearing its conclusion.
It was gathered that the gunmen detonated explosives before firing at the worshippers including women and children.
In viral audio released on Tuesday morning, Igboho, who spoke in Yoruba, allegely said he had been vindicated following the terrorist attack on the church and the killing of over 20 worshippers.
The agitator claimed he had alerted Yorubas about the terrorist activities in the South West, adding that the government failed to listen to his warning.
Igboho said the activities of terrorists can still be curtailed in the region if the Yoruba people are united and ready to work with him. He also urged South-West leaders to support him and other courageous Yoruba sons and daughters so that they can protect the region.
The Yoruba Nation agitator begged for forgiveness from politicians he might have offended in the course of his separatist agitation.
He, however, commiserated with the families of the victims and prayed that the region does not experience such a terror again.
“I pray to God that we don’t experience such again. I pray to God to comfort the families of the victims.
“My fathers and mothers, can you see that I have been vindicated? I was not in a battle with any governor or senator. But what I envisaged, you didn’t see it. Now, can you all see?
“Well, the situation can still be redeemed. I want Yoruba people to be united before it is too late. I want South-West leaders to support me and other courageous Yoruba sons and daughters so that we can guard against this wicked act. If I offend anyone, I ask for pardon, please,” he said.