Yomi Alliyu, the lead counsel to the Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, in any other case often known as Sunday Igboho, has mentioned that it was the International Criminal Police Organisation which arrested Igboho alongside his spouse, Ropo, in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Alliyu revealed this in an announcement on Tuesday.
According to him, the Federal Government of Nigeria via INTERPOL acquired Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, who’s a German citizen, and his spouse arrested on Monday night time at an airport in Benin Republic, one among Nigeria’s neighbouring nations within the West African sub-region.
Igboho was arrested whereas he tried to catch a flight to Germany together with his spouse.
The senior advocate urged the federal government of Germany, Benin Republic and the worldwide neighborhood “to rise up and curb the impunity of the Nigerian Government by refusing any application for extradition of our Client who already has application before the International Criminal Court duly acknowledged”.
The Federal Government of Nigeria had positioned the Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Customs Service on alert to cease Igboho from leaving the nation.
A supply aware of his departure from Nigeria on Monday had instructed SaharaReporters that Igboho tried to depart Nigeria via Cotonou and was heading to Germany.
He was, nevertheless, nabbed by safety operatives within the neighboring nation.
Speaking with SaharaReporters, a supply aware of the incident, had mentioned, “Sunday Igboho has been arrested in Cotonou. He was arrested about an hour ago. He was supposed to travel to Germany through Cotonou this night. He wanted to leave Africa through Cotonou. He was arrested by security operatives in Cotonou.
“They are planning to convey him again to Nigeria.”