Breaking: Sunday Igboho arrives Cotonou court
Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, has arrived Cour De’appal De Cotonou, a court in Benin Republic.
Igboho, a Yoruba Nation agitator was arrested few days ago in Cotonou by the International Criminal Police Organisation.
Reports have it that he would be tried for immigration-related offences. Igboho’s lawyer, Yomi Alliyu (SAN), had alleged that his client and wife were arrested in Benin Republic on their way to Germany.
He also alleged that his client is facing inhuman treatment, as his legs and hands are allegedly tied like an animal in police custody.
Earlier, Supporters of Yoruba Nation activist, in their large numbers had gathered at Cour De’appal De Cotonou on Thursday.
The supporters said they were in court ahead of the arraignment of Sunday Igboho, who was arrested in the country on Monday.
The Yoruba-speaking supporters demanded that Igboho should not be returned to Nigeria, saying that he had committed no offence.
More details to follow.