Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho has been arrested in Cotonou by Benin Republic security operatives as he was trying to escape to Germany.
Igboho was reported to have been arrested on Monday night after fleeing Nigeria to evade arrest by Nigeria’s secret police
According to reports, 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.
Another source who is privy to the incident , “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.”
It would be recalled that Department of State Service had declared Igboho wanted after a bloody raid on his residence in Soka area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.