Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Igboho was arrested by Interpol, averred by Yomi Alliyu (SAN), the counsel to Sunday Igboho.
Blissnaija gathered that he was arrested alongside his wife in the Benin Republic by the International Criminal Police Organization.
It’s believed that Alliyu has called on both the German and Benin Republic governments to prevent Igboho from been extradited to Nigeria.
I call upon you to rise up and curb the impunity of the Nigerian Government by refusing any application for extradition of our Client who already has application before the International Criminal Court duly acknowledgedAlliyu’s words
Breaking news: Sunday Igboho arrested by Interpol
Reports had it that Sunday Igboho and his wife were in the Benin Republic getting ready to venture out to Germany when they were arrested by Interpol.
Source has it, a renowned Historian and Leader of the Umbrella Body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye, on Tuesday, confirmed the arrest of Sunday Igboho.
Professor Emeritus has pointed that he, alongside other Yoruba nationalists, are presently working to give help to prevent Igboho’s extradition into Nigeria.
Benin Republic is a land that respects the rules of law.Banji’s words
In a statement by his Communications Manager, Mr. Maxwell Adeleye, Banji has called on all Yoruba people within and past the shores of Nigeria to ensure that their ancestral land is not defeated by intruders.
I received last night the troubling information that Chief Sunday Adeyemo fondly called Igboho had been arrested at the Cotonou Airport
I and other Yoruba Patriots who are immediately available are now working to provide the assistance necessary to ensure that nobody will be able to do to him anything unlawful or primitive and to prevent him from being extradited into Nigeria which is strongly possible
Fortunately, Benin Republic is reliably a land of law where the authorities responsibly obey the law. We have secured the services of a leading and highly respected lawyer whom we can confidently rely on….The statement from Banji Akintoye
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