Yoruba secessionist, Sunday Igboho wanted!

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has declared Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho wanted after raiding his residence at Soka area of Ibadan Oyo State arresting 13 suspects.

DSS Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunnaya during a media briefing advised Igboho to turn himself into the nearest security.

Speaking on the invasion, Afunnaya said based on an intelligence report that Igboho had stockpiled arms in his residence, they swung into action and on approaching the residence, the DSS team came under heavy gun attack by nine men, suspected to be Igboho’s guards.

“Those cheering and eulogizing him may appeal to or advise him to do the needful,” Afunnaya said.

“He should surrender himself to the appropriate authorities. He or anyone can never be above the law.

He also confirmed an earlier report that two of Igboho’s armed men were gunned down in the course of the exchange, adding that the rest were subdued and arrested.

“Only one operative who was shot by the assailants on his right hand. He has, however, received medical attention and is very stable.

“Afterwards, the team procedurally searched the house and subsequently recovered the following seven 7 AK-47 assault rifles, three pump action guns, 30 fully charged AK-47 magazines, 5,000 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, five cutlasses, one jack knife and one pen knife.

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Other items recovered included two pistol holsters, one binocular, a wallet containing five thousand US dollars, local and international driver’s licences in his name, ATM Cards, a German residence permit No. YO2N6K1NY bearing his name; two whistles and 50 cartridges.

Other items were 18 walkie-talkies, three voodoo charm jackets/traditional body armour, two laptops and his international passport and those of many others.

Afunnaya noted that further exploitation and forensic analysis are ongoing.

Aside from the items recovered from the building, about thirteen suspects including twelve (12) males and one (1) female were arrested and brought to Abuja. While one suspect is being profiled, the other twelve (12) paraded here were Abdulateef Ofegbaye, Amoda Babatunde, Tajudeen Erinoyen, Diakola Ademola, Abideen Shittu, Jamiu Noah, Ayobami Donald, Adelabe Usman, Oluwafelumi Kunle, Raji Kazeem, Taiwo Opeyemi and Bamidele Sunday.