A court hearing over the extradition of embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho by the Beninoise authorities will hold today, TOS News has gathered.
Igboho, who is currently held by operatives of Brigade criminelle in Cotonou was arrested on Monday night while trying to flee to Germany with his wife, Ropo.
The court hearing was scheduled for Wednesday but failed to hold as the authorities did not bring him to court.
Igboho’s spokesperson, Olayomi Koiki in a live update on early Thursday monitored explained that his principal’s hearing will hold today.
“I can confirm, he will have the opportunity to be heard at the Benin Republic court; they respect international law. It will be held today (Thursday) by God’s grace.
“The sitting will be held at 10am in the morning at the Benin Republic court.
“The court will determine the fate of the extradition and we’ll also have the opportunity to present our case especially on the personality of Igboho.
“We know the magnitude of what the Nigerian government is trying to do if they try to get hold of Igboho but they will fail, by God’s grace
“Their intention was to capture him (Igboho), but God fought for him,” he said.