Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho will this Monday know his fate days after his arrest at the Cardinal Bernardin International Airport, Cotonou Benin Republic as the legal battle which would determine his release will undoubtedly be decided today.
Igboho has been in the Benin Republic Police custody since his arrest.
Some Yorubas residing in Cotonou, Republic of Benin have also expressed optimism over his possible freedom on Monday.
The 48-year-old agitator has been in the eye of the storm since he was arrested.
In a virtual session on Sunday, it was revealed that Igboho’s supporters are planning to throng the court where the hearing will hold on Monday.
It was also gathered that supporters of Igboho in Diaspora are planning to protest at various embassies.
Clarifying the court proceedings, Ibrahim Salami, a Beninese Yoruba and law lecturer, during an interview explained that Igboho has two more stages before his freedom will be decided.
Salami explained: “In Benin here, there are three stages (judicial protocol) of trial.
“The first is with the prosecutor, the second one is with the investigating judge and the third will determine whether he is guilty and should be sentenced or not.
“The next phase is on Monday. The first phase with the prosecutor has been concluded.
“When we get to court on Monday, we will be facing the investigation judge, and after that, we will face the judge that will determine whether he should be sentenced or not.
“Before the end of Monday, we will know if the Benin Republic government wants to jail or release him.
“That will be clear on Monday.”