The federal government of Nigeria has alleged that the Yoruba agitator, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is trying to flee Nigeria from hideout.
The government claimed the activist is trying to acquire a new passport and run away from the country amids DSS manhunt.
It added that Igboho is on the stop-list in other to ease his arrest and has directed security agencies to arrest him anywhere he is found in the country.
FG noted that, it is illicit for any Nigerian on the stop-list to enjoy all constitutional rights and privileges a citizen is entitled to.
The Federal Government directive against the separatist was contained in a letter by the Immigration Service dated July 9, 2021, addressed to DG, Department of State Services, IGP and DG, National Intelligence Agency.
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According to Punch Newspaper, The letter titled ‘Stop-listing of person: Adeyemo Sunday Adeniyi (aka Sunday Igboho), male, Nigerian, passport number A11613637, date of birth 10/10/1972’ was copied to all zonal controllers and control posts nationwide.
It read, “I am directed to request that you kindly place the above-named person on stop-list. Credible intelligence revealed that Adeyemo is making efforts to obtain a police extract and/or court affidavit to enable him acquire a new Nigerian passport, apparently to facilitate his escape out of the country.
“In addition, he should be arrested wherever and whenever sighted and referred to the Director-General, Department of State Services vide letter no: S.605/A/246 dated 05 July 2021.”
Source: Punch Newspaper