By John Ikani
Latest reports indicate that Yoruba Nation, activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Heritage Times gathered that he was nabbed by security forces in Benin Republic at an airport in Cotonou.
A source familiar with the development, told newsmen that Igboho will be repatriated to Nigeria on Tuesday (today) from Benin Republic.
“He was arrested in Cotonou while he tried to travel out on Monday night. His destination was Germany. The security forces in Benin Republic should repatriate him to Nigeria on Tuesday,” the source said.
What you should know
Igboho’s arrest comes weeks after the Department of State Services (DSS) raided his Ibadan residence at the Soka area, arresting about 12 aids and killing 2 in a gun duel including cats.
The DSS subsequently declared him wanted for allegedly stockpiling arms, an allegation, he denied.
The Federal Government of Nigeria also placed the Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Customs Service on alert to stop Igboho from leaving the country.