SECURITY operatives on Monday night, arrested the Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Igboho was said to have been arrested 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.
According to another source: “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.”
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.