‘Nigeria yet to state charges against Igboho’, lawyers reveal details of court hearing

The Nigerian government has not come up with charges that could lead to the extradition of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, currently detained in Benin Republic. Lawyers to Sunday Igboho made this known after the Yoruba rights activist appeared at Cour D’Appel De Cotonou on Thursday. According to Igboho’s lawyers, contrary to insinuations, the hearing revealed that there was no extradition agreement between Nigeria and Benin Republic. A statement by Communications Manager, Ilana  Omo Oodua, Maxwell Adeleye, quoted the lawyers as saying that the case had been adjourned till Monday. The statement was titled, ‘Update on Chief Sunday Adeyemo Igboho’s case in Benin Republic’. The lawyer also revealed that the court adjourned the case to give Nigeria more opportunity to bring evidence against the rights activist. The PUNCH had reported that Cour D’Appel De Cotonou, Benin Republic ordered the release of Ropo, the wife of Igboho. The government lawyer h