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BREAKING: Yoruba Nation Activist, Sunday Igboho Not For Extradition To Nigeria As Benin Republic Court Goes On Recess

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Sunday Adeyemo, also referred to as Sunday Igboho should watch for a while to know his destiny on the Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic, following his arraignment by the authorities of the nation for immigration-related offences. 

Igboho was taken to courtroom on Thursday afternoon however SaharaReporters learnt that not lengthy after that, the courtroom went on recess and would reconvene by 4pm, identical day.



A supply has nonetheless informed SaharaReporters that the activist is just not for extradition to Nigeria. 

Nigerian authorities, by its Ambassador in Benin Republic, Tukur Buratai, a former Chief of Military Employees, has been pushing for the extradition of Igboho to Nigeria. 

Nonetheless, the supply confirmed SaharaReporters’ earlier story that efforts by the Nigerian authorities to extradict him had hit the rocks, saying “not for extradition”. 

Authorities within the neighbouring West African nation have insisted on a good trial for Igboho earlier than yielding to the demand, SaharaReporters had reported.

The Beninise authorities mentioned it would not deal with a request for extradition with out first attempting him for the native offence he was arrested for, sources informed SaharaReporters Thursday morning.

SaharaReporters had reported how Igboho was arrested on Monday evening in Cadjèhoun Airport, Cotonou with a “pretend” Beninese passport whereas attempting to flee to Germany. 

SaharaReporters had on Wednesday reported that Igboho could be arraigned on Thursday. 

“Igboho could also be arraigned for passport-related offences in Benin Republic tomorrow. His Nigerian legal professionals are right here already. Yoruba leaders within the Benin Republic have been supportive as effectively,” a supply had informed SaharaReporters on Wednesday evening.

The West African nation had accused Igboho of illegally proudly owning its passport.

He was declared wished by the Division of State Providers earlier in July after his Ibadan home in Oyo state was raided on July 1, 2021 by the operatives of the key police.

Two folks had been killed by the DSS within the late evening raid whereas 12 different individuals had been arrested and later paraded in Abuja.

SaharaReporters gathered that some Yoruba residing in and round Cotonou on Thursday thronged the courtroom awaiting the graduation of the trial.

They demanded that Igboho shouldn’t be returned to Nigeria, saying that he had dedicated no offence.

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