IGBOHO: Cotonou court continues extradition trial of Yoruba self-determination activist today

*Justice Ministry says no official briefing yet on the matter

Hearing in the extradition trial of detained Yoruba self-determination activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho was yesterday shifted to this morning, Friday July 23, by Court D’Appeal in Cotonou, Republic of Benin.

The development came as the Federal Ministry of Justice yesterday said it had no information about the planned arraignment and trial.

It was reported that Igboho, who was arrested alongside his German wife, Ropo, while trying to travel out of the country. was taken to court for a scheduled extradition trial yesterday.

However, according to agency reports, the Igboho’s  who were taken to court in the morning yesterday , were returned to to cell in Benin Republic, after court proceedings were adjourned to Friday, July 23.

Said a source from the federal ministry of justice in a chat with Sun online yesterday: “There is no information yet on the development. People have been calling and sending text messages but there is no information on it yet. If there is information, everybody will get to know.”

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