Detained Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho is in pressing want of medical consideration, his spokesman has mentioned.
Olayomi Koiki, spokesman for Igboho, who’s being detained in Benin Republic, on Tuesday mentioned the secessionist chief wants pressing medical therapy.
An announcement by the Koiki titled ‘On behalf of Chief Sunday Adeyemo, aka Igboho’, known as on the federal government of Benin Republic to grant Igboho permission to obtain pressing medical consideration.
The assertion learn, “After speaking with his legal representatives, I would like to confirm that his health needs urgent attention and we are using this medium to plead with the Government of Benin Republic, President Patrice Talon to please allow Chief Sunday Adeyemo, aka Igboho to seek medical treatment due to his health.
“He wants pressing medical therapy and giving him this is able to assist him together with his well being issues. We know you’re only a man and one that wishes progress for his nation too. We have seen all of the great issues you will have finished to convey good change to your nation.
“President Patrice Talon, please we need your intervention to enable his quick release because his health needs urgent attention and we know that this would be granted to him, because we don’t want anything to happen to him while in the custody of your country.
“Chief Sunday Adeyemo has been held in Benin since twentieth of July 2021 and now his well being has been affected badly.
We want to say thanks in anticipation
“Also we would like to use this medium to appreciate his lawyers and everyone that have stood by him during this very difficult time.”
Igboho was arrested alongside his spouse in Cotonou, Benin Republic by safety operatives within the West African nation on July 19 after fleeing Nigeria to evade arrest by Nigeria’s secret police.
The Department of State Services (DSS) had declared Igboho needed after its operatives carried out a bloody raid on his residence within the Soka space of Ibadan, Oyo State.
DSS Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunnaya, had suggested Igboho to show himself in.
“Those cheering and eulogising him may appeal to or advice him to do the needful,” Afunnaya mentioned. “He ought to give up himself to the suitable authorities. He or anybody can by no means be above the legislation.”
However, Igboho’s spouse has since been launched from police custody whereas Igboho stays in detention within the West African nation.