Olubadan Sends Delegation to Benin Republic over Sunday Igboho’s Case.

Written by on July 26, 2021

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1, has sent a delegation to Cotonou, Benin Republic over the court case involving Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday Igboho.

A statement by the first-class monarch’s Director of Media and Publicity, Adeola Oloko, did not disclose the identity of members of the delegation.

He, however, said the delegation was sent to observe the proceedings of the court case involving Sunday Igboho.

Olubadan said this would allay the fears of several people, including protesters who besieged his palace that he was folding his arms over the travails of Sunday Igboho and his co-travellers.

The first-class monarch also stated that he was in constant touch with Yoruba prominent royal fathers, including Igboho royal crowns.

He also noted that he would not allow the repeat performance of Yoruba-Fulani coalition of 1814.

The Beninese court had adjourned Igboho’s case till Monday (tomorrow) after his five lawyers failed to convince the prosecutor that he had no case to answer.

The Beninese authorities have, however, released Ropo, the agitator’s wife, who was arrested with the 48-year-old activist on Monday, July 19, 2021, by the International Criminal Police Organisation at the Cadjèhoun Airport in Cotonou, Republic of Benin on their way to Germany.

Source: PUNCH


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