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 stated Igboho had a Benin Republic passport and was making an attempt to flee to Germany earlier than he was arrested on Monday evening by safety operatives.
“He was boarding a plane to Germany with his Benin Republic passport to meet his family when he was arrested. Remember his second wife and six of his children live in Germany,” the supply stated.
The Department of State Services (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 individuals 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 stated 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 about his departure from Nigeria stated he had perfected plans to secretly escape from Nigeria by Cotonou and was heading to Germany.
He was, nonetheless, nabbed by safety operatives within the neighbouring nation.
Speaking with SaharaReporters, a supply aware about the incident, stated, “Sunday Igboho has been arrested in Cotonou. He was arrested about an hour ago.
“He was speculated to journey to Germany by Cotonou this evening. He wished to go away Africa by Cotonou. He was arrested by safety operatives in Cotonou.
“They are planning to bring him back to Nigeria.”