Lead counsel to Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, Yomi Alliyu, has said that his client was arrested by the International Criminal Police Organisation along with his wife, Ropo, in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
The International Criminal Police Organisation arrested Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, with his wife, Ropo, in Cotonou, Benin Republic, the activist’s lead counsel, Yomi Alliyu (SAN), has said.
Alliyu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) disclosed this in a statement obtained by The PUNCH on Tuesday.
He said the Federal Government of Nigeria through INTERPOL got Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho and his wife, who is a German citizen, arrested on Monday night at an airport in the Benin Republic, one of Nigeria’s neighbouring countries in the West African sub-region. Igboho was arrested while he tried to catch a flight to Germany with his wife.
The senior advocate urged the government of Germany, Benin Republic and the international community “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”.
Igboho was arrested while he tried to catch a flight to Germany with his wife.