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The lawyer to popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho has revealed that his client was nabbed by the International Criminal Police Organisation in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Igboho’s lawyer who’s name is Yomi Alliyu (SAN), stated this in a statement on Tuesday just a few hours after the Yoruba nation freedom fighter was arrested in an airport in Cotonou while allegedly making moves to fly to an European country which has been alleged to be Germany.
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According to the statement, the wanted agitator was arrested alongside his wife, who is a German citizen.
The counsel revealed that the arrest was in collaboration with the Nigerian government.
He appealed to the German Government and other the international community ‘to rise up and curb the impunity of the Nigerian Government by refusing any application for extradition of our Client who already has application before the International Criminal Court duly acknowledged’.
It remains to be seen if he would be extradited to Nigeria in the coming days.
AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK