Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also called Sunday Igboho, is anticipated to be arraigned for immigration-related offenses in Benin Republic tomorrow.
SaharaReporters had reported how Igboho was arrested on Monday night time in Cadjèhoun Airport, Cotonou with a Beninese passport whereas making an attempt to flee to Germany.
A supply informed SaharaReporters that the Yoruba nation activist may be arraigned on Thursday for an immigration offense bordering on illegally proudly owning the nation’s passport.
He added that Igboho’s attorneys are already within the West African nation in preparation for the court docket case.
“Igboho could also be arraigned for passport-related offenses in Benin Republic tomorrow. His Nigerian attorneys are right here already. Yoruba leaders within the Benin Republic have been supportive as effectively,” the supply mentioned.
In the meantime, SaharaReporters gathered that the Nigerian authorities, by means of its Ambassador to Benin Republic, Tukur Buratai, is bent on extraditing Igboho to Nigeria.
It was realized that the previous Chief of Military Employees wrote two letters to the federal government of the West African nation and insisted on the arrest and extradition of Igboho.
Buratai had within the letters described the activist as a terrorist and assassin.
“Nigeria had written two letters to the West African state, describing Igboho as a terrorist and assassin. The primary letter was written on July seventh. A second letter describing his bodily options was handed on to Benin Republic yesterday,” a safety supply informed SaharaReporters.
The Division of State Providers (DSS) had on July 1 raided the residence of Igboho in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Igboho had deliberate a ”Yoruba nation Rally” in Lagos two days earlier than the raid.
The DSS raided the residence, killed two individuals and arrested 12 aides however Igboho escaped.
The company alleged that Igboho was stockpiling weapons, and subsequently declared him wished. The agitator has been on the run for the reason that raid.
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