Yoruba Freedom Fighter, Sunday Igboho Arrested In Cotonou

source: saharareporters
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> Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic by security operatives in the West African country. Igboho was arrested Monday night after fleeing Nigeria to evade arrest by Nigeria's secret police. 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. 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." Pelumi Olajengbesi, one of the lawyers representing Igboho and others arrested in his House, told SaharaReporters he had not confirmed the news of Igboho's arrest in Cotonou. "I will contact Yomi Aliu (SAN) to verify the news," he said. SOURCE

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