Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, the embattled Yoruba nation agitator, has claimed that he is the target of a plan to eliminate him in Benin Republic. reports
Recall that on July 19, 2021, operatives of the Brigade Criminelle (Criminal Brigade) detained the 49-year-old agitator in Cotonou.
Despite efforts to have him released, records reveals he has been detained for almost 161 days.
In a podcast monitored by Ayoki News on Tuesday evening, Olayomi Koiki, spokeswoman to Sunday Igboho, stated that the Beninese President Patrice Talon, was already with the Federal Government to successfully extradite Igboho to Nigeria.
Koiki said: “So many people have heard rumours in the past 24/48 hours. We know that God almighty is watching.”
“If they are trying, they cannot be successful. If they are planning evil against Prof. Banji Akintoye and others, they are only trying but God’s power is superior.”
“The enemies are trying to eliminate him (Igboho). Their plan is to eliminate him so that the Yoruba Nation agenda will be silenced, but God has shown that he is above them.”
“If you think the legal route is what will set Igboho free, then we are wasting our time.”
“Benin Republic judicial system is not working. Look at the way his case has been prolonged.”
“I’ve spoken with our lawyer in Benin, and he told me that only the president can set him free.”
“Now, diplomacy cannot work. We have to fight for our right.”
“See the way they killed MKO Abiola, Funsho Williams – they were killed unjustly.”
“We’ve issued so many ultimatum for Igboho’s release, but nothing has happened.”