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Igboho arrested in Cotonou on escape to Germany



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Popular Yoruba activist and separatist, Sunday Adeyemo has been reportedly arrested in Cotonou on Monday night by Benin Republic security agents.

Also called Igboho, he was on escape route to Benin Republic on way to Germany where his family lives, but was caught by the security agents who have been few months ago alerted by the Nigerian authority.

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The Department of State Security Services (DSS) declared Sunday Igboho wanted over his activities that bothered on dismemberment of the country a development that saw him organized rally in Lagos.

A source privy to his departure from Nigeria said he had perfected plans to secretly escape from Nigeria through Cotonou and was heading to Germany.

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He was, however, nabbed by security operatives in the neighboring country.

SaharaReporters, reported a source privy to the incident, said, “Sunday Igboho has been arrested in Cotonou. He was arrested about an hour ago.

“He was supposed to travel to Germany through Cotonou this night. He wanted to leave Africa through Cotonou. He was arrested by security operatives in Cotonou.

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“They are planning to bring him back to Nigeria.”

Recall that the Department of State Services had declared Igboho wanted after its operatives carried out a bloody midnight raid on his residence in the Soka area of Ibadan, Oyo State.


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