Yoruba Group Mobilises Nigerians To Benin Republic To Support Igboho, Offers Free Accommodation

A Yoruba rights group, Isokan Omo Odudua has supplied free lodging to those that want to journey to Cotonou, Benin Republic for the court docket listening to of Yoruba freedom fighter Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, which is slated for Monday. 

It was gathered that many supporters of Igboho had already arrived in Cotonou, Benin Republic to indicate solidarity with the agitator.

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Last week, SaharaReporters reported how some Yoruba folks in Benin Republic thronged the court docket premises to help Igboho. 

Isokan Omo Odudua stated 30 folks have travelled to Cotonou on its invoice and referred to as for extra in an announcement launched on Sunday.

The group stated: “Please don’t be deceived, we still need more people in Benin Republic to prove that Igboho is not a criminal.

“We have just only 30 people right now in Benin Republic. Call these numbers if you want address and free accommodation.”

This is regardless of a warning by lead counsel for Igboho in Cotonou, Ibrahim Salami, urging Igboho’s supporters to remain off the court docket however fairly keep at residence and pray.  

“I urge all Igboho’s supporters to stop thronging the courts and stay at home and pray for him. They are passing a wrong message by protesting in front of the court when we are in there trying to get justice for him,” he stated. 

Igboho was arrested alongside his spouse on the Cardinal Bernardin International Airport, Cotonou, Benin Republic, on Monday. 

On Thursday, he was arraigned earlier than a decide at Cour De’appal De Cotonou. His legal professionals revealed that his arrest adopted an alert by the Nigerian authorities to neighbouring nations however famous that no cost has been levelled towards him but. 

Although his spouse who’s a German citizen, has been launched for having no case to reply, Igboho was returned to custody whereas the case was adjourned until Monday (tomorrow).

Igboho had narrowly escaped demise when operatives of the Directorate of State Services (DSS) raided Ibadan residence on July 1.

Two folks have been killed by the DSS in the course of the raid whereas 12 others have been arrested and whisked to Abuja.

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Yoruba Group Mobilises Nigerians To Benin Republic To Support Igboho, Offers Free Accommodation

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