Yoruba Nation agitator and separatist leader, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
The Punch newspaper reported, Igboho was arrested in Cotonou by Benin Republic’s security forces while he was trying to flee to Germany.
“He was arrested in Cotonou while he tried to travel out on Monday night. His destination was Germany. The security forces in the Benin Republic should repatriate him to Nigeria on Tuesday,” Punch quotes a security source as saying.
His arrest comes after three weeks the Department of State Services raid his residence in the Soka area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, and declared him wanted.
Igboho was accused of stockpiling arms. An allegation he has denied.
Roundnews24 has learned that Igboho will be repatriated to Nigeria on Tuesday, July 20 from the Benin Republic.