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‘What About Bandits, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi?’ – Nigerians Slam FG Over Sunday Igboho’s Arrest

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‘What About Bandits, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi?’ - Nigerians Slam FG Over Sunday Igboho’s ArrestMany Nigerians have slammed the Federal Government for arresting Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo better known as Sunday Igboho while ignoring the high state of insecurity in the nation.

Igboho was reportedly arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic on Monday night while attempting to flee to Germany.

Recall that Department of State Services (DSS) raided the residence of Igboho in Ibadan, Oyo state on July 1, killing two people, arresting 12 aides but Igboho escaped.

Read Also: Two Killed As Gunmen Attack Sunday Igboho’s Ibadan Residence Again (Photos)

Igboho had planned a ”Yoruba nation rally” in Lagos two days before the raid. The rally was initially suspended but later held with a large number of Yoruba nation agitators demanding for freedom.

Read Also: Just In: Police Disperse Yoruba Nation Agitators At Ojota With Water Cannon, Teargas (Photos/Videos)

Afterwards, DSS declared Igboho wanted, alleging that he was stockpiling weapons and ammunitions.

DSS Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunnaya, had advised Igboho to turn himself in to the nearest security.

Read Also: Surrender Yourself, DSS Tells Sunday Igboho

Sunday Igboho has been on the run since the raid and federal government at some point claimed he was working at getting a new passport to flee the country for Germany.

Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) also placed a notice for his arrest across Nigerian borders.

Read Also: “I Use Traditional Powers, Guns Paraded By DSS Not Mine” – Sunday Igboho

Reacting to the new development, some Nigerians slammed the Federal Government for paying so much attention to ordinary citizens with various demands.

Others claimed security operatives refuse to arrest bandits or Boko Haram members with same tools deployed to apprehend Sunday Igboho and IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu.  

Read Also: Breaking: IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Rearrested, Extradited To Nigeria

See some reactions from many Nigerians on Twitter below;

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