Sunday Igboho arrested in Cotonou.
Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic, tori4africa learnt.
Sunday was arrested at an airport in Cotonou on Monday night, an anonymous source revealed.
Igboho was allegedly arrested by the security forces in Benin Republic about three weeks after declared wanted by Department of State Services for allegedly accumulating arms, a testimony which he has since denied.
According to the source, Igboho will be repatriated to Nigeria on Tuesday (today) from Benin Republic, one of Nigeria’s neighbouring countries in the West African sub region.
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, the source being anonymous said.
The Nigerian secret police had invaded Igboho’s Ibadan residence in the Soka area on July 1, 2021, arresting about 12 of his aides and killed two of them in a gun fight.