A whopping sum of N4.9m has been raised in less than 19 hours by the supporters’ of popular youth leader Sunday Adeyemo fondly called Sunday Igboho through a GoFundMe campaign launched for the purchase of buses.
The campaign, which was launched on Wednesday, has so far raised N4. 9 million (£9,500) out of the targeted N51.7 million (£100,000) in 19 hours.
The campaign was launched by one Maureen Badejo with the purpose stated as “purchase of buses for Sunday Igboho”.
According to TheCable, the GoFundMe website on Thursday morning revealed that 265 donors have so far contributed to the campaign.
The popular youth leader made the headlines in recent weeks when he issued eviction notice to herders in Ibarapa local government of Oyo state.
He plans to embark on a tour of south-west states of Nigeria to flush out ”killer” herders in the region.
On Wednesday, the youth leader during a virtual town hall meeting, said he needs buses to “transport people” for his south-west tour.
“I need buses to transport people. The three vans we use are bought by me. We lost three buses that were hired on our way to Oyo,” he said during the virtual town hall meeting