A cross part of Nigerians have lambasted the Federal Government over the reported arrest of Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly generally known as Sunday Igboho.
Nigerians who’re nonetheless pouring in reactions on social media said that the federal government deserted the killer bandits ravaging the nation who killed 13 policemen and shot down a Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet on Tuesday, solely to be operating after Igboho.
SaharaReporters had completely reported how the Yoruba Nation agitator was arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic by safety operatives within the West African nation.
Igboho was arrested Monday night time after fleeing Nigeria to evade arrest by Nigeria’s secret police.
Nigerians on social media have warned that the arrest of Igboho, only a few weeks after the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra is an indication that the federal government was sowing a seed of discord and disunity amongst Nigerians.
Some social media customers argued that the federal government was pampering bandits and kidnappers who’re of northern extraction whereas innocent freedom fighters comparable to Igboho, Kanu and their followers are being hunted down.
Others additionally alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s authorities is a terrorist sympathiser as there was no seen effort to sort out terrorism within the nation.
Below are reactions on microblogging platform, Twitter:
Every Nigerians ought to now depend his tooth along with his tung as a result of this authorities is in opposition to your freedom of speech and they’re supporting terrorists.badit can shoot down the Nigeria combating jet however you possibly can’t agitated in your freedom. https://t.co/hVRc8hQyhJ
— Engineer Ernest (@NnamaniSunday11) July 20, 2021
Buhari is clearly extra involved and appearing very swiftly about these clamouring for secession than he’s about insecurity and poverty within the nation. Great. https://t.co/KylpukPADc
— IkÃ©ngÃ Ideato (@ikennakris) July 20, 2021
Recently a âbanditâ boasted on video that he kills and slaughters Nigerian troopers.
Two days in the past a âbanditâ shot down a Nigerian army fighter jet within the air.
NONE OF THESE TERRORISTS arrested. NONE OF THEM. NOT ONE.
But at this time, the Nigerian Govt has arrested Sunday Igboho.
— #OurFavOnlineDoc ð©ºð³ð¬ð¬ð§ð (@DrOlufunmilayo) July 20, 2021
If you are excessive precedence to authorities, you’ll finally be discovered, because the arrest of Sunday Igboho proves.
But when you’re not, whether or not you are a high bandit or Boko Haram commander, your freedom is limitless.
Insurgency, banditry thrive ‘cos they are not govt’s greatest priorities.
— ‘Fisayo Soyombo (@fisayosoyombo) July 20, 2021
The arrest of each Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho whereas concurrently pampering Ahmad Gumi and his like DESPITE Northern rebels capturing down an Air Force jet sends a message that folks will hearken to.
That message will persist even after Buhari leaves.
I pity his successor.
— Chxta (@Chxta) July 20, 2021
What is the offence of this younger Nigerian referred to as Sunday Igboho? pic.twitter.com/wdnk9wSK2v
— OlÃ³yÃ¨ TD. Esq (@BolanleCole) July 20, 2021
Nigerian state is severely upsetting your entire southerners to struggle.
A name for Referendum is a democratic course of thatâs enshrined in @UN & Nigerian structure, why then is @NigeriaGov kicking in opposition to agitators?
The worldð & its leaders should take [email protected] @SecBlinken pic.twitter.com/3tgV1tLNYM
— Nnachi (@Godswillluv) July 20, 2021
In Buhari Nigeria, Terrorists, Killer Fulani Herdsmen, bandits and kidnappers are pampered as untouchables whereas freedom fighters are tortured, arrested and incarcerated and even killed. Hope Nigerians are taking observe as a result of the desk will flip quickly. No situation is everlasting!!
— NEDU Samuel (P.Cule) (@Nedusam01) July 20, 2021
Nigerians on Facebook have additionally reacted to the report of Igboho’s arrest.
Madueke Enwere wrote, “But yet, bandits who’re within the country can’t be tamed nor arrested. But Nigeria is able to internationally coordinate the arrests of Igboho and Kanu. Just last Sunday, not less than 13 policemen were massacred by bandits in Zamfara yesterday, an air force jet was brought down by the same bandits.”
Emeh Chidozie commented, “And same gallant men continue to fall every day in the hands of their dirty games. Yet they continue to be used against those fighting to better their lives. If they can track him that far and arrest him then they know where the bandits are. And of course, they know, they can ask Gumi if they’re lost! The so-called bandits are invisible because the government turns a blind eye.”
Oluwatosin Affinih said, “Shame! Shame! Shame! Killers are parading our farms and highways but they are untouchable and unarrestable. Utter shame and show of shame! Confirms collisions in high places! But there’s a God that lifts up and bring down.”
Babatunde Israel famous, “So the government has the idea to coordinate with the foreign bodies by arresting Kanu and Igboho, the same should also be used to end Bokoharam and bandits killing and terrorising the country.”
Tunde Odeyale said, “This current government is just putting more hatred in the mind of his people especially the Southerners. Arresting Sunday Igboho and Kanu is not the best, it will fuel more discord, enmity among the south and the north and distance us more. Expect more of these guys, if not now but later.”
Recall that the Department of State Services had declared Igboho wished after its operatives carried out a bloody midnight raid on his residence within the Soka space of Ibadan, Oyo State.
The DSS Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunnaya, had suggested Igboho to show himself in to the closest safety company.