The extradition of Yoruba right activist Sunday Igboho has run out to have faced some certain set back which will hasten the release of the Yoruba right activist. On Wenesday, the Benin Republic government failed to bring the activist to court which seated in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Igboho was held in the neighbouring Nigerian state, Benin Republic by Brigade Criminelle. He was arrested in Cotonou alongside with his wife in Benin Republic Airport.
Sunday was earlier declared wanted and was ask you surrender to the Department of State Service during the early days of July.
Two people were killed by the DSS in the late- night raid while 12 others persons were arrested and later paraded in Abuja. They have since been charged to court.
TheCable reported on Wednesday that some Yoruba living in and around Cotonou thronged the court awaiting the commencement of the trial.
There are no clear reasons why the proceedings did not commence yesterday. Ropo, Igboho’ s wife, who was arrested with him at the airport, is a German citizen.
Igboho had filed for political asylum in Germany before his arrest.
Yomi Alliyu, his lawyer, had said the Extradition Treaty of 1984 between Togo, Nigeria, Ghana and the Republic of Benin does not include political fugitives.
Sunday Igboho came to the limelight after he could not bear the oppression and maltreatment his people are facing at the hands of Fulani herdsmen in southwestern Nigeria. The injustice that has surfaced in the handling of the situation has been a key factor that made many agitate fir a Yoruba nation.
Sunday Igboho helped Yorubas fight against injustice and the oppression they face at the hands of the Fulani herders. Coming after this, the agitation for the Yoruba nation began and it started taking from state to state in the southwestern region.