The group championing Yoruba self-determination, Ilana Omo Oodua, has expressed optimism that Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho) would be set free, reiterating that the Yoruba Nation agitator, is not under any immigration-related probe in the Republic of Benin.
In a press statement issued on Monday by its spokesman, Maxwell Adeleye who gave updates of the situation with Igboho in the neighbouring country, stated that security operatives in Benin Republic have removed leg chain and hand cuff from the agitator since Saturday evening.
“We are pleased to inform all Yoruba People and well-wishers that the Security Operatives in Benin Republic have removed leg chain and hand-cuff from Chief Ighoho since Saturday evening. Chief Ighoho’s Wife has now been granted access to meet her husband three times daily.
“ Medical Personnel provided by our legal team have examined Chief Sunday Adeyemo. We reiterate that Chief Ighoho is not under any immigration-related probe in Benin Republic.
“Chief Sunday Adeyemo will appear in court this morning in Benin Republic to face the likely extradition charges to be brought against him by the Nigerian Government.
“We urge supporters from Nigeria not to bother coming to the court premises in Bénin. Kindly stay in Nigeria and support with prayers and whatever you can do within the ambit of the law. We are confident that Chief Igboho shall be set free.”