Government of the Republic of Benin has released the Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Ighoho, has been released.
The umbrella body of Yoruba Self-determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, announced this in a statement on Monday.
The statement issued by Ilana Omo Oodua’s spokesperson, Maxwell Adeleye, was titled, ‘Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo Ighoho released to Yoruba leader, Banji Akintoye; French language expert, Adeniran by the Benin Republic Government’.
The statement adds, “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, Professor Banji Akintoye and a French Language Expert/ Deputy Alana of Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Professor Wale Adeniran.
“Akintoye described the release of Ighoho as a triumph of truth over darkness in Yorubaland.”
Igboho, who escaped from a deadly assault on his Ibadan residence by the operatives of the Department of State Service on July 1, 2021, was apprehended in Benin Republic on his way to Germany on July 19 alongside with his wife, Ropo Adeyemo.
A court in the Benin Republic had ordered the release of Ropo in July 2021 from custody after a hearing that lasted over six hours.
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