Security Forces Nab Yoruba Nation Agitator Sunday Igboho, in Cotonou
Written by crest887fm on July 20, 2021
Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho, has been apprehended in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Report has it That He was arrested at an airport in Cotonou on Monday night.
Igboho was arrested by the security forces in Benin Republic about three weeks after the Department of State Services declared him wanted for allegedly stockpiling arms, an allegation he has since denied.
Another Source told newsmen that Igboho will be repatriated to Nigeria on Tuesday (today) from Benin Republic, one of Nigeria’s neighbouring countries in the West African sub region.
The Nigerian secret police had raided Igboho’s Ibadan residence in the Soka area on July 1, 2021, arrested about 12 of his aides and killed two of them in a gun duel.
The Federal Government of Nigeria had placed the Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Customs Service on alert to stop Igboho from leaving the country.
When contacted, a member of Igboho’s legal team, Pelumi Olajengbesi, said he would speak with the lead counsel, Yomi Aliyu (SAN), and revert later.
DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya, did not also respond to a text message seeking confirmation on the matter.
Afunanya, at a briefing on July 1, 2021, had vowed that Igboho may run as far as he can But cannot hide as long as he wants.