Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- The Palace of the Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwusi, on Thursday said the monarch has forgiven a self-styled activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho for describing him as a "Fulani slave".

The monarch's media aide, Moses Olafare, while hosting journalists in the palace said Mr Igboho remains a son to Mr Adeyeye despite issuing a threat to attack the palace for not supporting his agitation to evict Fulani herders in South-west states.

The palace had earlier told PREMIUM TIMES that Mr Igboho's comments were "irresponsible."

Mr Igboho during a virtual town hall meeting with Yorubas in Diaspora on Tuesday said Mr Adeyeye and other Yoruba leaders are "Fulani slaves".

The 'warlord' threatened that if they do...