Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
His arrest comes weeks after the Department of State Services (DSS) had raided his Ibadan residence at the Soka area, arresting about 12 aides and killing 2 in a gun duel.
Official confirmation of his arrest is yet to be made public but it was gathered that his was arrested in Contonou, Benin Republic, while attempting to flee Nigeria.
“He was arrested in Cotonou while he tried to travel out on Monday night. His destination was Germany. The security forces in Benin Republic should repatriate him to Nigeria on Tuesday (Today),” Punch newspaper quoted a source
The Department of State Services had declared him wanted for allegedly stockpiling arms, an allegation he denied, however, the Federal Government of Nigeria had placed the Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Customs Service on alert to stop Igboho from leaving the country.