Igboho’s Extradition: World Is Watching Us- Benin Republic Tells FG

The Republic of Benin has refused to hurriedly extradite Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho to Nigeria.

VANTAGE NEWS reported that Igboho was arrested in Cotonou while trying to travel to Germany with his wife.

The Federal Government has since requested the extradition of the Yoruba rights activist but the government of Benin Republic are not bowing to the pressure, stating that it will not be part of any process against the rule of law.

A security source in the West African country, who spoke to The Punch, said, “The Nigerian government planned to extradite him on Wednesday, but our government said the rule of law must be followed as the world is watching us.”


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