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“Chief Sunday Igboho will be out very soon”, Lawyer


“Chief Sunday Igboho will be out very soon”, Lawyer

Pelumi Olanjebgbesi who was once among the Legal Counsels for the Yoruba Nation Agitator, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho has given update on the effort being put forward to secure his release from detention.

It should be noted that, the Abuja based lawyer, Olajengbesi has resigned from the team of Nigerian lawyers for Igboho, he advised Yoruba leaders not to be selfish.

While reacting on Saturday, Olajengbesi in a terse post on Facebook said: “Chief Sunday Igboho will be out very soon and there will be massive jubilation across the entire Yoruba land.

“He is no doubt a courageous MAN.

“This is very authoritative just that our Yoruba leaders should stop being selfish and allow good to prevail.”

Igboho has been in detention in Benin Republic since he was arrested at an airport in Cotonou by the West Africa’s nation Security Forces while he was trying to flee to Germany in July 2020.

The 49-year-old agitator fled Nigeria for Benin Republic after the Federal Government declared him wanted.

A Beninise court blocked the extradition of Igboho to Nigeria while ruling that the activist be remanded in prison pending further hearing.

His supporters have expressed worries over prolonged stay in detention.

Many groups, including Agbekoya Farmers Society and the Diaspora Groups have staged protests to demand the ‘unconditional’ release of Igboho.

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