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UPDATE: How Yoruba Activist, Sunday Igboho Was Arrested With Beninese Passport




Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo also called Sunday Igboho, was arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic with the nation’s passport, SaharaReporters has gathered.

A supply mentioned Igboho had a Benin Republic passport and was attempting to flee to Germany earlier than he was arrested on Monday evening by safety operatives.

“He was boarding a airplane to Germany together with his Benin Republic passport to fulfill his household when he was arrested. Bear in mind his second spouse and 6 of his youngsters dwell in Germany,” the supply mentioned.

The Division of State Companies (DSS) had on July 1 raided the residence of Igboho in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Igboho had deliberate a “Yoruba Nation Rally” in Lagos two days earlier than the raid.

The DSS had raided the residence, killing two folks and arresting 12 aides however Igboho escaped.

The company alleged that Igboho was stockpiling weapons, and subsequently declared him wished.

The agitator has been on the run because the raid.

The Nigerian authorities had mentioned the agitator was working at getting a brand new passport to flee the nation for Germany.

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) had positioned a discover for his arrest throughout Nigerian borders.

A supply aware of his departure from Nigeria mentioned he had perfected plans to secretly escape from Nigeria by way of Cotonou and was heading to Germany.

He was, nonetheless, nabbed by safety operatives within the neighbouring nation.

Talking with SaharaReporters, a supply aware of the incident, mentioned, “Sunday Igboho has been arrested in Cotonou. He was arrested about an hour in the past.

“He was presupposed to journey to Germany by way of Cotonou this evening. He wished to depart Africa by way of Cotonou. He was arrested by safety operatives in Cotonou.

“They’re planning to convey him again to Nigeria.”


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