The Ilana Omo Oodua has said that Yoruba nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo better known as Sunday Igboho is not under any immigration probe in Benin Republic.
The group’s Communications Manager, Maxwell Adeleye, in a statement on Monday, said that security operatives in Benin Republic had removed leg chain and hand-cuff from the Yoruba activist.
He also stated that his wife, Ropo, whom he was arrested alongside had been granted access to see Igboho thrice in a day.
Adeleye said, “We are pleased to inform all Yoruba People and well-wishers that the Security Operatives in Benin Republic have removed leg chain and hand-cuff from Chief Ighoho since Saturday evening.
“Chief Ighoho’s wife has now been granted access to meet her husband three times daily.
“Medical Personnel provided by our legal team have examined Chief Sunday Adeyemo.
“We reiterate that Chief Igboho is not under any immigration-related probe in Benin Republic.
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“Chief Adeyemo will appear in court this morning in Benin Republic to face the likely extradition charges to be brought against him by the Nigerian Government.
“We urge supporters from Nigeria not to bother coming to the court premises in Bénin.
“Kindly stay in Nigeria and support with prayers and whatever you can do within the ambit of the law. We are confident that Chief Igboho shall be set free.”