Armed policemen have reportedly dispersed supporters of Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, who staged a protest in Ibadan against the arrest of the activist by authorities in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
The protesters were said to have marched to Soka Bus Stop along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway where they sang and demanded the release of Igboho
Residents said the protesters, who were armed with placards bearing various inscriptions, called on the international community to fight for the release of Igboho.
It was gathered that the supporters sang repeatedly, warning the Federal Government not to kill Igboho.
The protest, which grounded traffic in the area, started about 1.50pm, making motorists to take alternative routes.
According to a source, the policemen came in about four patrol vans and a car. They shot in the air and chased away the protesters.