Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, a Yoruba Nation activist, has been released from detention by the Government of the Republic of Benin.
The Yoruba Self-determination Groups, also known as Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, revealed this in a statement released today by its spokesperson, Maxwell Adeleye, titled, ‘Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo Ighoho released to Yoruba leader, Banji Akintoye; French language expert, Adeniran by the Benin Republic Government.’
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Igboho was apprehended in Benin Republic on July 19 while on his way to Germany with his wife, Ropo, after fleeing Nigeria after his home was raided by security agents in July last year. His wife was eventually released from custody.
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.”