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BREAKING: How INTERPOL arrested Sunday Igboho, wife in Benin Republic, by lawyer

Posted On Wednesday, 21 July 2021 01:49 Written by The Nation
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By Bisi Oladele and Segun Showunmi, Ibadan/ THE NATION

Lawyer to Yoruba Nation Agitator Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, Chief Yomi Aliu (SAN), has confirmed arrest of his client in Cotonou, Benin Republic.

He said Igboho was arrested with his wife, Ropo, a German citizen.

Aliu said the duo was arrested by international police in the neighboring country but they cannot be extradited based on a treaty with Benin any political offender who is unlikely to get justice at home should not be extradited to home country.

Aliu also revealed that lawyers in Benin Republic would be engaged to defend Igboho’s rights against extradition.

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