Yoruba Nation activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, has been released from protective custody by the government of the Republic of Benin.
Igboho regained freedom after two years of trial by the Beninese government.
Igboho has now been released from protective custody in the neighbouring Republic of Benin.
The Yoruba Nation leader, Prof. Banji Akintoye, confirmed Sunday Igboho’s release.
He said Igboho was released a few hours’ ago and “he is ‘right now on his way to Germany to be reunited with his family.”
Recall Igboho was arrested on Monday, July 19, 2021, by the International Criminal Police Organisation at the Cadjèhoun Airport in Cotonou, the Republic of Benin on his way to Germany.
He had fled Nigeria after a bloody raid on his Soka , Ibadan residence in Oyo State capital by the Department of State Service (DSS), which accused him of stockpiling arms.