Yoruba Nation Activist, Sunday Igboho will not be able to return to Nigeria despite his release from a prison facility in Benin Republic.
According to POLITICS NIGERIA report, Igboho is to remain in Cotonou only and can’t travel to any other place. This was part of conditions for his release. Igboho was set free and handed over to fellow Yoruba Nation leaders, Wale Adeniran and Banji Akintoye on Monday evening.
In a statement on Monday by Maxwell Adeleye, a spokesperson to Akintoye, Igboho’s release was a ‘triumph of Truth over darkness in Yoruba land.
“The Yoruba Nation activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, fondly called Sunday Ighoho, has been released by the Government of Republic of Benin.”
“The activist was released on Monday to a Yoruba leader and leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Prof Banji Akintoye, and a French Language expert/Deputy Alana of Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Prof Wale Adeniran.”
Adeleye revealed that Igboho will remain in Cotonou till further notice.
“He (Igboho) is remaining in Cotonou. He was freed on medical grounds as no case was preferred against him. Asides, he had been detained for more than six months, which is contrary to the law.”
Confirming this, Igboho’s Lawyer, Chief Yomi Aliyu, in a message to newsmen disclosed that Igboho was ‘released on the grounds that he would not leave Cotonou for any reason’.
“I am to inform you that Chief Sunday Adeyemo, aka Igboho Oosa, has been released from prison to his medical practitioners under the agreement that he should not leave the medical centre or Cotonou for any reason.”.