The Division of State Providers (DSS) has denied that its operatives tried to arrest Sunday Igboho on Friday.
The Yoruba activist, actual identify Sunday Adeyemo, was blocked by a crew of safety brokers on Friday at about 2 pm.
The scenario induced a scene in entrance of a Satguru Maharaj Ji village, alongside the Lagos Ibadan freeway.
In a viral video, Igboho took off his garments and challenged the DSS, Police and Military officers.
Others in his convoy and those that acknowledged him within the space resisted the tried arrest.
However the DSS has dismissed studies that Igboho was a goal.
“The mentioned information is misinforming and needs to be taken as pretend and due to this fact be disregarded”, DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya, mentioned in a terse assertion.
The information drew condemnation as Nigerians question the federal government for failing to ship safety businesses to apprehend bandits.
On Friday, lots of of scholars of the Authorities Women Secondary Faculty in Zamfara State had been kidnapped.
Final week, workers, college students and their family had been taken from one other Authorities Faculty in Kagara, Niger State.