The Worldwide Prison Police Organisation arrested Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho; along with his spouse, Ropo, in Cotonou, Benin Republic, the activist’s lead counsel, Yomi Alliyu (SAN), has mentioned.
Alliyu revealed this in a press release on Tuesday.
Based on him, the Federal Authorities of Nigeria by means of INTERPOL bought Igboho and his spouse, who’s a German citizen, arrested on Monday evening at an airport in Benin Republic.
Igboho was arrested whereas he tried to catch a flight to Germany along with his spouse.
Aliu mentioned the duo was arrested by worldwide police within the neighboring nation however they can’t be extradited primarily based on a treaty with Benin any political offender who’s unlikely to get justice at dwelling shouldn’t be extradited to dwelling nation.
Aliu additionally revealed that legal professionals in Benin Republic could be engaged to defend Igboho’s rights towards extradition.