Igboho had risen to fame following his give up discover to prison herders in Oyo State.
Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, also referred to as Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Though safety brokers within the nation are but to verify the arrest, famend historian and chief of the Umbrella Physique of Yoruba Self-Willpower Teams, Professor Banji Akintoye, in a press release on Monday, confirmed the incident.
“I acquired final evening the troubling info that Chief Sunday Adeyemo fondly known as Igboho had been arrested on the Cotonou Airport,” Akintoye mentioned.
In keeping with The Punch, Igboho was arrested at an airport in Cotonou on Monday evening by the safety forces in Benin Republic whereas making an attempt to flee to Germany.
“He was arrested in Cotonou whereas he tried to journey out on Monday evening. His vacation spot was Germany. The safety forces in Benin Republic ought to repatriate him to Nigeria on Tuesday,” the supply mentioned.
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The Division of State Companies (DSS) had earlier requested Igboho to show himself to safety officers because the company confirmed it has launched a manhunt for the Yoruba nation agitation.
This was after the safety brokers raided his residence in Ibadan, Oyo state capital.
Additionally they declared him wished for allegedly stockpiling arms, an allegation he has since denied.