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Uneasy Calm In South-West Towns After Sunday Igboho’s Arrest




The arrest of fashionable Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho) has doubled tensions within the South-West area of Nigeria as many expressed fears of retaliatory assaults by his supporters and followers throughout cities.


SaharaReporters completely reported on Monday that Igboho was arrested by safety operatives in Cotonou, Benin Republic, at an airport.

A safety alert seen on Tuesday morning cautioned residents to keep away from unstable areas, Day by day Put up studies.

Residents had been suggested to be “safety aware and preserve situational consciousness”.

Igboho’s arrest is a part of President Muhammadu Buhari authorities’s onslaught towards agitators.

On July 1, DSS operatives stormed Igboho’s residence at Soka, Ibadan round 1 am, killing two of his associates and arresting about 13 individuals.

Igboho, who escaped the raid, had gone into hiding as the key police declared him wished.

Throughout a press convention the place weapons present in Igboho’s home had been displayed, DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya, mentioned Igboho could run and conceal so long as he needs, “the tip of his shenanigans” was sure.

“Quickly, he won’t have a hiding place. His power will positive fail him, the regulation will meet up with him. The regulation could also be sluggish. However it is going to be regular”, he added.

The presidency had additionally hinted that Igboho shall be apprehended.

After the raid of his Soka residence in Ibadan, presidential aide, Garba Shehu, declared Igboho was “conducting acts of terror and disturbing the peace”.

The picture maker accused the Yoruba Nation proponent of making an attempt to construct an armoury and planning to both undermine the unity of the nation.



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