Former Chief of Military Employees, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai (rtd) performed a component in foiling the escape of Sunday Adeyemo popularly generally known as Sunday Igboho.
The Yoruba agitator and his spouse, Ropo, have been on their option to Germany by means of Benin Republic once they have been stopped Monday evening.
Igboho was on July 1 declared needed by the Division of State Companies (DSS) after his Soka residence in Ibadan was breached.
After the raid that claimed the lives of two associates, the DSS exhibited weapons, bullets and different weapons recovered.
On July 9, Igboho, then in hiding, was positioned on stop-list following intelligence about his plans to flee Nigeria.
DAILY POST reported that safety companies had recognized his location however needed to catch him with out one other bloody operation.
By the point Igboho took possession of doctored passport, the federal authorities acquired the knowledge and elevated surveillance.
Neighboring international locations have been alerted to BOLO (Be On the Look Out) and on July 19, the secessionists and Ropo have been stopped on the Cadjèhoun Airport in Cotonou.
Working with the DSS and Nationwide Intelligence Company (NIA), Buratai, who just lately resumed as Nigeria’s ambassador in Benin, earlier wrote to the federal government of that nation.
An officer informed PRNigeria that Buratai insisted on the arrest and extradition of the self-acclaimed freedom fighter if he entered their territory.
The previous Military chief’s letter to the Benin authorities was delivered by means of the Nigerian Embassy.
“On Monday, Igboho tendered his passport however immigration officers suspected the doc and informed him to attend. A search revealed his identification”, the supply stated.
On Tuesday, DAILY POST disseminated Nigeria’s strikes to repatriate the separatist amid claims he was launched and already left the shores of West Africa to Europe.
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