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Igboho To Stay In Custody As Beninese Court Adjourns Case Till Friday

The Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic has adjourned hearing till Friday, July 23 in case involving Sunday Adeyemo, the Yoruba nation agitator, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, 

CHECKPOINTCHARLEY reported that the activist was arraigned on immigration-related offences – for attempting to travel with a fake Beninese passport.

After the adjournment, neither Igboho’s lawyers nor the Beninese counsel spoke on what transpired in the court.

Mr. Igboho and his wife Ropo had been detained since their arrest on Monday at Cardinal Bernardin International Airport, Cotonou, as they attempted to board a flight to Germany.

They were interrogated by Beninese security operatives at the Brigade Criminelle facility between Wednesday and Thursday.

The Nigerian government is pushing for the extradition of the Yoruba Nation agitator. But the authorities in Benin Republic insists on due process.

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