The extradition hearing for the Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, holds today, Thursday, July 22, 2021.
Recall that the self-acclaimed Yoruba leader was arrested and held by operatives of Brigade Criminelle in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
It was reported that the court hearing was scheduled for Wednesday, but failed to hold.
However, the hearing holds today by 10am at a Beninoise Court.
This update on the hearing was disclosed by Igboho’s spokesperson, Olayomi Koiki, in a live update, in the early hours of Thursday.
“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.
Source: The Nation
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