How Sunday Igboho Was Arrested In Cotonou On His Way To Germany

Sunday Adeyemo, Yoruba Activist

Self-acclaimed Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has reportedly been arrested.

According to SaharaReporters, Igboho was nabbed in Cotonou, Benin Republic, in an attempt to flee to Germany.

The online platform said security operatives in the West African country nabbed Igboho, who is expected to be brought back to the country any moment from now.

Attempts to reach Peter Afunanya, spokesman of the Department of State Services (DSS), over the report were unsuccessful.

The DSS had declared Igboho wanted after a raid on his residence on July 1.

Two associates of the self-acclaimed activist were shot dead in an exchange of gunfire with the security operatives while 12 suspect were arrested during the operation.

At a press briefing at DSS headquarters, Afunanya had vowed that Igboho would be tracked.

Igboho’s arrest comes weeks after that of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

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