Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has been returned to the cell in the Benin Republic.
This is as the Court D’Appeal in Cotouno adjourned the case involving the Yoruba rights activist till Friday.
Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, arrived at the Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Igboho, who was arrested around on Monday by the International Criminal Police Organisation at the Cadjèhoun Airport in Cotonou, may be tried for immigration-related offenses.
The activist and his wife, Ropo, were arrested at the airport when they wanted to catch a flight to Germany.
The Nigerian secret police had raided Igboho’s Ibadan residence in the Soka area on July 1, 2021, arrested about 12 of his aides, and killed two of them in a gun duel. Igboho was accused of stockpiling arms to destabilize Nigeria but he has denied the allegation.
However, the activist, who went underground after he was declared wanted, was apprehended on Monday night in Cotonou.
It was learned that the Nigerian government had written the Interpol in the Francophone West African nation to hunt Igboho.