Uneasy Calm In South-West Towns After Sunday Igboho’s Arrest

The arrest of common Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho) has doubled tensions within the South-West area of Nigeria as many expressed fears of retaliatory assaults by his supporters and followers throughout cities.

SaharaReporters completely reported on Monday that Igboho was arrested by safety operatives in Cotonou, Benin Republic, at an airport.

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A safety alert seen on Tuesday morning cautioned residents to keep away from unstable areas, Daily Post reviews.

Residents have been suggested to be “security conscious and maintain situational awareness”.

Igboho’s arrest is a part of President Muhammadu Buhari authorities’s onslaught in opposition to agitators.

On July 1, DSS operatives stormed Igboho’s residence at Soka, Ibadan round 1 am, killing two of his associates and arresting about 13 individuals.

Igboho, who escaped the raid, had gone into hiding as the key police declared him needed.

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During a press convention the place weapons present in Igboho’s home have been displayed, DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya, mentioned Igboho might run and conceal so long as he desires, “the end of his shenanigans” was sure.

“Soon, he will not have a hiding place. His strength will sure fail him, the law will catch up with him. The law may be slow. But it will be steady”, he added.

The presidency had additionally hinted that Igboho might be apprehended.

After the raid of his Soka residence in Ibadan, presidential aide, Garba Shehu, declared Igboho was “conducting acts of terror and disturbing the peace”.

The picture maker accused the Yoruba Nation proponent of trying to construct an armoury and planning to both undermine the unity of the nation.

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Uneasy Calm In South-West Towns After Sunday Igboho’s Arrest

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