DSS reveals progress on Sunday Igboho’s extradition
The Department of State Service (DSS) has revealed that Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a Sunday Igboho is undergoing an extradition procedure to come back to Nigeria.
According to the counsel of the DSS during a N20.5 billion case filed by Igboho’s counsel, “the applicant Chief Sunday Igboho has been declared a fugitive by the Nigerian Police Force sometimes in the month of June 2021.
“That it is a fact that the applicant was arrested on July 19, 2021, and he is currently in custody of the Beninese security agents, undergoing extradition procedure to come back to Nigeria.
“That it is a fact that one of the reliefs granted by the court is that the respondents should pay the plaintiff the sum of N20bilion.
“That it is a known fact that statistics have shown that the economy of the country is in a dire situation and is in the process of recovering from Covid-19 pandemic crisis.
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“That it is a fact that withdrawing the whooping sum of N20billion from the country’s account will adversely affect the smooth running of the country.
“That it is a fact that the applicant is under investigation by the security agents for reasonable acts that is inimical to the corporate existence of the country.
“That it is a fact that until the applicant is extradited, charged and either convicted or acquitted by a court of law, the payment of the sum of N20billion might facilitate the allegations labelled against the applicant.
“That it is a fact that until the applicant is extradited back to the county the enforcement of the judgment especially the N20billon, will render a situation of helplessness on a positive judgment of the court of appeal,” DSS said.