A self-styled Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic by security operatives in the country
Mr Igboho was arrested Monday night after fleeing Nigeria to evade arrest by Nigeria’s secret police, a report by Saharareporters said.
The newspaper quoted a source privy to his departure from Nigeria as saying he had perfected plans to secretly escape from Nigeria through Cotonou and was heading to Germany.
He was, however, nabbed by security operatives in the neighboring country.
Speaking with SaharaReporters, 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.
“They are planning to bring him back to Nigeria.”
The State Security Service, SSS, which raided his home is yet to speak on the matter.