Sunday Igboho Oosa a 48 year old self styled Yoruba freedom activist is currently in detention in Benin Republic. According to reports, Igboho was arrested at the Cotonou international Airport. He was allegedly fleeing to Germany before his arrest. However, fake news about his treatment by the Beninese Security agencies have flooded social media.
Whether Sunday Igboho Is Educated Or Not, History'll Always Remember Him As A Great Yoruba Liberator
The push to put up this article was borne out of the unrepentant criticisms by some persons, including certain Yorubas, that the embattled Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a. Sunday Igboho, is not an educated man. The great freedom fighter may not have been adequately educated within the formal four-wall classrooms; he may also have been a roadside motorcycle mechanic before he rose to limelight; but none of these two can change the fact about what he has achieved both for himself and the Nigerian Yoruba race for all eternally.
Benin Republic may not be one of the richest countries in Africa, but it has demonstrated that it is a country that respects the rule, and that could be seen in the arrest and trial of Sunday Igboho. Photo credit: The Cable. Sunday Igboho attracted the attention of the media when he was arrested in the small West African country on Monday night when he was trying to leave Africa for Germany.
The former Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Professor Bola Akinterinwa has shared his expert opinion on the ordeal of Chief Sunday Adeyemo (popularly known as Sunday Igboho). The former NIIA boss shared his analysis during an interview on TVC News. You may have heard that Sunday Igboho was recently apprehended by authorities in the Benin Republic after he was declared wanted by the Nigerian Government.
Image credit: Sahara Reporters Sunday Igboho has been placed under the custody of the Brigade Criminelle in Cotonou, the Benin Republic for Immigration offences. However, the case has been adjourned till on Monday but the wife of the Yoruba Nation Activist was released on Thursday and her passport was also returned to her.
Opinion: How Igboho Allowed Himself To Be Used By Nigerians In Diaspora To Agitate For Yoruba Nation
Born on the 10th of October 1972 at Oke-Ogun side in Igboho town to be precise. He is a businessman,philanthropist and an activist. He got his alias coined from the name of his hometown 'Igboho'. He came to the limelight during the communal crisis in 1997 between Modakeke and Ife towns.
Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho will appear in Benin Republic court on Thursday to know whether he will be extradited or not. This means that a decision will be made on Sunday Igboho's return to Nigeria. Authorities will take Sunday Igboho to the court to witness what the Beninese prosecutors will decide on whether he should be extradited back to Nigeria or not.
Ayo Adebanjo, the leader of a Yoruba socio political organization known as Afenifere has blamed Sunday Igboho's agitation for a Yoruba nation on President Muhamadu Buhari According to Punch News Ayo Adebanjo who spoke on Arise News Programme on Thursday claimed that the failure of President Muhamadu Buhari to protect the people in Sunday Adeyemo (who is popularly known as Sunday Igboho) community led him to start agitating for the secession of Yoruba nation.
Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly called Sunday Igboho is currently in the custody of Brigade Criminelle in Cotonou, Benin Republic after the Judge presiding over his case adjourned the hearing till Friday. Recall that Sunday Igboho was arrested at the Cardinal Bernardin International airport in Cotonou, Benin Republic in the early hours of Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 by security forces, after he illegally entered the country with fake passports and also tried to escape to Germany.
For days now, the arrest of Sunday Igboho in Cotonou has been generating reactions from different quarters. The Yoruba Nation agitator was arrested at an airport in Cotonou on Monday night while trying to leave the country for Germany. Photo credit: Sahara Reporters. When the news got to members of the public, it was initially believed that the Nigerian government had a hand in the arrest, but recent reports about the arrest have made me to wonder whether the Nigerian government was directly involved in the arrest.
Sunday Igboho's wife released: photo credit: Sahara Reporters Yoruba freedom agitator and activist, Sunday Adeyemo was arrested on Monday night alongside his wife Monday night arrested Igboho at Cardinal Bernardin International Airport in Cotonou where is planning to fly from the country to Germany. Sunday Igboho waited for his fate as he and his wife were arraigned before the Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin.
Sunday Igboho yesterday appeared at Cour De’appal De Cotonou for his extradition hearing which will decide if the Benin Republic government will hand him over to the Nigerian government. Many Nigerians are interested in what is happening in Cotonou as it concerns Sunday Igboho. Of course, they should.
Sunday Igboho Did Not Commit Any Offence, Why Should He Be Arrested And Extradited?"– Ayo Adebanjo Claims
It's no longer news that Sunday Igboho was arrested in the Benin Republic and has been kept under the custody of the Benin government. However, many people have condemned the arrest of the Yoruba Nation Agitator, stating that Sunday Igboho has not committed an offence and he shouldn't be arrested.
According to the legal counsel of the leader of the Yoruba Nation agitator, there was a standby helicopter meant to bing Sunday Igboho back to Nigeria immediately after his arrest in Cotonou International Airport. Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN), the lawyer to Sunday Igboho revealed this on Wednesday.
Sunday Igboho, who has been arrested at Cardinal Bernardin International Airport in Cotonou, Benin Republic, on Monday night while trying to fly from the country to Germany has been kept in police custody in the Benin Republic. On Thursday 22rd of July 2021. The court-ordered release of Sunday Igboho's wife, Ropo Adeyemo, and also ordered to return all her documents to her but ordered Sunday Igboho to return to cell till Friday 23rd of July.
Sunday Igboho with his wife Ropo Photo Credit: 1stNews.com One is liable to get confused if one accepted all that the media have published about Sunday Adeyemo's arrest since Monday night. The Yoruba Activist was reported to have been arrested on Monday night and was allegedly going to be repatriated to Nigeria on Wednesday.
It is no longer news that the leader of the Yoruba Nation Secessionist, Sunday Igboho has been detained in a neighboring country , Benin Republic, for carrying fake passport on his way to Germany. However, reports has it that, the Federal Government of Nigeria has been working on extraditing Sunday Igboho back to Nigeria as he has been on the run, since July 1st, after DSS raided his home.
Supporters of Yoruba activist and freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho storm Cotonou today as they were seen standing outside the court. According to the report that was gathered from daily post, Igboho is expected to be arraigned today, being Thursday, 22nd July for his extradition hearings.
Benin Republic Rejects Sunday Igboho's Extradition To Nigeria, Says They Must Follow The Rule Of Law
Benin Republic has rejected the extradition of Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Sunday Igboho) to Nigeria government.Recall that Sunday Igboho and his wife was arrested on the night of Monday, 19th of July by the Benin security agents as it was reported that the activist was planning to head to Germany with his wife.
(Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo AKA, Sunday Igboho. A staunch warlord and freedom fighter from the core Southwestern states of Yorubaland) Sunday Igboho came into the limelight when he publicly announced the launch against the marauding activities of the Fulani herdsmen in the Ibarapa area of Oyo state.