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Confusion, uncertainty over Sunday Igboho’s detention in Benin, extradition to Nigeria

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There’s confusion after a court docket listening to over the extradition of embattled Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo, popularly generally known as Sunday Igboho, failed to carry on Wednesday in Cotonou, the capital of Benin Republic.

Igboho was not delivered to Court docket for the listening to by the Beninoise authorities, throwing the extradition course of into uncertainty.

Recall that Igboho was arrested at Cardinal Bernardin Worldwide Airport in Cotonou, Benin Republic, on Monday night time.

The Yoruba activist has been held by operatives of Brigade criminelle in Benin.

Igboho’s spokesman, Olayomi Koiki, in a stay broadcast final night time, mentioned: “At this level, we can’t again down, all of the legal professionals are working tirelessly for his freedom.

“Allow us to proceed to hope for Chief Sunday Igboho, the Yoruba motion hasn’t stopped.”

His lawyer, Yomi Alliyu, was making frantic efforts to make sure that Igboho was not repatriated to Nigeria by the Beninois authorities.

In the meantime, former Chief of Military Workers, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai (rtd) performed an element in foiling the escape of the self-acclaimed freedom fighter

Igboho and his spouse, Ropo, have been on their method to Germany via the Benin Republic after they have been stopped Monday night time.

DAILY POST stories that the Division of State Service, DSS, had declared Igboho needed after its operatives carried out a midnight raid on his residence within the Soka space of Ibadan, Oyo.

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