The court hearing of the Yoruba Nation Agitator, Sunday Igboho, over immigration-related issues, has been adjourned to Monday, July 26, 2021, Page 36 learnt.
The court on Thursday evening, ordered that Igboho be remanded in the custody of Brigade Criminelle, in Cotonou, pending the submission of charges by the Nigerian Government under President Muhammadu Buhari.
A statement by the Media Communications Secretary of the Yoruba self-determination groups umbrella body, Ilana Omo Oodua, Maxwell Adeleye, confirmed that the case has been adjourned till Monday, to allow the Nigerian Government bring up whatever evidence they may have against Igboho.
The statement reads: “The Lawyers handling the case reported after the proceedings, that Chief Sunday Adeyemo lgboho cannot be extradited to Nigeria for two principal reasons:
“1. That contrary to insinuations, Nigeria and Benin have no Extradition Agreement
“2. That Nigeria has not been able to come up with charges that could lead the court to order lgboho’s extradition to Nigeria.”
“What the Nigerian Government came up with were mere allegations against Ighoho, such as trafficking in arms, and inciting violence that could result in social disturbance, without evidence…”