Sunday Igboho was Not Arrested - Lawyer

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Lawyer says Sunday Igboho was Not Arrested, according to him, Igboho hand over himself to Nigeria government.

A counsels to the Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, alias Sunday Igboho, said his clients was not arrested, but turn himself to the security operatives in Cotonou, Benin Republic.

Pelumi Olajengbesi, who is the counsels said that the activist surrendered himself and was not captured by the security operatives.

Omokoshaban report that Igboho was arrested on Monday night in Cotonou as be was heading for Germany.


In response to the report of his arrest,

This morning, Olajengbesi said, “Truly he was arrested and I have confirmed that. We are making efforts to ensure that he is fine. You know the Department of State Services declared him wanted. We just believe that Sunday Igboho is not the problem. He is someone who believed that the Yoruba people and Nigerians generally should live in peace wherever they are.

“As a matter of fact, let me tell you now. That Sunday Igboho was arrested simply because he wanted to make himself available to the government. If not, Sunday Igboho is not someone who can be arrested that way. But because he believes that the journey to justice for the Yoruba people and for the Nigerian state to be able to live in peace may be needed for him to be available, that was why.”

A source privy to the incident had said, "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."

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