The federal government through one of its agencies has disclosed the latest plan of the popular Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo Igboho, after he was declared wanted.
You will recall that the attack carried out on his house led to the death of two aides of his, including the 13 others who were arrested.
This was apart from the fact some firearms were paraded and alleged of have been recovered from the residence of the Yoruba Nation activist, who currently hides in an unknown destination.
This reawakening from the unusual sleep of the security agencies was addressed to the Director, State Security, by the Nigeria Immigration Service. This was on a reasonable suspicion that he had applied for a new passport in other to be able escape from Nigeria.
The letter said Igboho has been placed on a watchlist and eventually a stop-list by the federal government, it charged the security agencies to swing into action by ensuring his arrest.
“In the security circle, a person whose name is on the stop-list is denied all constitutional rights and privileges a citizen is entitled to.”
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.”
Amos Okpu, NIS Spokesperson has denied knowing of any letter addressed by the Service to the security agencies.
He said, “I’m not aware of the letter. Has Ighoho been declared wanted? Well, I don’t have any information on him.”