The government of the Republic of Benin has released activist Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Ighoho, from custody.
Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, also known as Yoruba Self-determination Group, disclosed this in a statement released by its spokesperson, Maxwell Adeleye, entitled, ‘Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo Ighoho released to Yoruba leader, Banji Akintoye; French language expert, Adeniran by the Benin Republic Government’ was released today, March 7.
The statement reads
“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 was arrested in Benin Republic while on his way to Germany on July 19 together with his wife, Ropo, while fleeing Nigeria after his home was raided by security agents in July last year. His wife was later released from custody,