Sunday Igboho Arrested in Cotonou, Yoruba National Agitator,
Sunday Adeyemo was also called Sunday Igboho, a nation agitator, arrested in Cotonou, Republic of Benin, the PUNCH learned. The PUNCH. He was arrested at a Cotonou airport on Monday evening, our reporter said a leading source acquainted with the issue.
About three weeks after the State Service Department told Igboho it wanted to store reportedly weapons, Igboho had been detained by security forces in the Republic of Benin, a charge which he had since disputed. The source told The PUNCH on Thursday (today) that Igboho will be returned from the West African sub region Benin Republic to Nigeria. “When he tried to travel out on Monday night, he was apprehended in Cotonou. Germany was his destination. It should be repatriated to Nigeria by security forces in Benin Republic on Tuesday,” the source stated.
Igboho Ibadan apartment in Soka neighborhood was raided by Nigerian secret police on 1 July 2021, around twelve of his helpers were captured and two were shot in a gun duel. the federal government of Nigeria warned Igboho not to leave the nation Nigerian Immigration Service and Nigeria Customs Service
Upon contact, Pelumi Olajengbesi, an Igboho legal team member, stated he would speak to Yomi Aliyu (SAN) the lead counsel, and then return later. Peter Afunanya, spokesman of the DSS, did not reply to a text message seeking confirmation on the subject.
Afunanya had vowed during a conference on 1 July 2021: “Igboho could run as far as he can. As long as he wishes, he could conceal… But his pranks are about to cease.”