BREAKING: Benin Republic Court Declines Extradition Of Sunday Igboho To Nigeria, Orders Him To Remain In Cell

The Court D’Appal of Cotonou has ordered Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly often called Sunday Igboho, to be stored in jail custody pending additional investigation.

The court docket, nonetheless, declined the extradition of Igboho to Nigeria.

BREAKING: Benin Republic Court Declines Extradition Of Sunday Igboho To Nigeria, Orders Him To Remain In Cell 2

The court docket, which was anticipated to start out listening to the case at 10: 00am, barred reporters and supporters of Igboho who besieged the premises. The listening to commenced at about 5: 00pm.

Daily Trust reviews that supporters of Igboho had been dispersed from the premises of the court docket later within the night, prompting fears that he is likely to be deported to Nigeria.

The authorities of Nigeria had accused Igboho of trafficking in arms, inciting violence to disrupt public peace, and agitating for secession. It additionally sought his extradition to Nigeria.

Igboho and his spouse, Ropo, had been arrested on the Cardinal Bernardin International Airport, Cotonou, final Monday whereas making an attempt to catch a flight to Germany.

However, Ropo, who’s a German citizen was let loose by the court docket on Thursday whereas the self-styled agitator was remanded within the custody of Brigade Criminelle in Cotonou.

Igboho was positioned on the needed checklist on July 1 by the Department of State Services after its operatives raided his Soka residence in Ibadan, killing two of his aides. They arrested 12 others through the operation.

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BREAKING: Benin Republic Court Declines Extradition Of Sunday Igboho To Nigeria, Orders Him To Remain In Cell

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