Photos: DSS Declares Sunday Igboho Wanted Over Illegal Possession Of Firearms
Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho has now been officially declared wanted by the the Department of State Services (DSS).
This was disclosed by the service during a press conference on Thursday night.
According to the spokesperson for the service, Peter Afunnaya, a joint team of Nigeria forces raided Igboho’s residence at Soka in Ibadan Oyo State around 1.34am on Thursday, following intelligence reports he was stockpiling arms.
Afunnaya also confirmed the initial Newsblenda report that two of Igboho’s men were killed while others were however arrested and taken away by the forces.
Arms and charms were recoverd by the authorities according Afunnaya, they are as follows; seven AK-47 assault rifles, 3 Pump Action Guns, 30 fully charged AK-47 magazines, 5, 000 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 5 cutlasses, and 1 Jackknife.
Others include 2 pistol holsters, 1 binocular, 18 walkie-talkies, 3 voodoo charm jackets/ traditional body armour.
So far, thirteen suspects were paraded during the press conference.
Afunnaya however adviced Sunday Igboho turn himself in, he said;
“Highlights of this brief are to inform Nigerians and the world that Sunday Igboho and his group, in the guise of a campaign for self-determination, have become well-armed and determined to undermine public order.
“The arrest and seizures are no doubt confirmation of a grand plan by Igboho and cohorts to wage a violent insurrection against the Nigerian state.
“Alert foreign missions and licensing authorities within and outside Nigeria about this development and the possibility that Igboho could declare some of his personal permit and identity cards missing in order to seek their replacement.
“Consequently Adeyemo/Igboho is advised to turn himself in to the nearest security agency.”