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Sunday Igboho to seek asylum, return to Nigeria after Buhari’s tenure – Lawyer

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Yoruba nation freedom fighter, Sunday Igboho, has disclosed that he’ll search asylum in Benin Republic and France when he leaves jail.

This was disclosed by certainly one of his attorneys, Olusegun Falola.

Falola additionally disclosed that Igboho wouldn’t return to Nigeria till the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari leaves workplace.

The counsel mentioned his shopper’s continued keep in Benin Republic is a blessing in disguise.

“Igboho’s arrest reveals he was cheated, as a result of he didn’t commit any legal offence. He’s underneath Benin Republic’s safety.

“Nigeria didn’t present up in court docket or carry up proof in opposition to Igboho. So there are not any legal fees in opposition to him. When he leaves jail, he’ll demand asylum from different international locations together with France, and they are going to be able to obtain him.

“So he’ll return again to Nigeria when the administration that’s in opposition to him leaves workplace.

“The judges requested him if he had land in Cotonou and he responded that he has a land in Seme. So, there may be nonetheless hazard forward. Igboho’s asylum in Cotonou is for him to remain within the nation and do his companies within the nation and in addition journey to Germany to both reside there or to journey back and forth. He’ll use Benin as his new house till Buhari’s tenure is over only for his personal security,” Nation quoted Falola as saying.

A couple of month in the past, Igboho was arrested in Cotonou whereas attempting to journey to Germany.

This was after the liberty fighter fled Nigeria after he was declared wished by the Division of State Providers, DSS.

DSS declared Igboho wished after an invasion of his home, and weapons have been found in the course of the raid.

Whereas Igboho is at present standing trial in Cotonou, the Nigerian authorities is but to degree any fees in opposition to the agitator.

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