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Beninise court releases Igboho’s wife

Ropo Adeyemo, wife of Yoruba Nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho has been released by the Cour D’Appel De Cotonou, Benin Republic after a hearing on Thursday.

The court, however, returned Igboho to the custody of Brigade Criminelle in Cotonou, Benin Republic after adjourning the case involving the Yoruba rights activist till Friday, July 23, 2021.

WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that Igboho and his wife, Ropo, were arrested at the Cardinal Bernardin International Airport, Cotonou on Monday night while trying to catch a flight to Germany.

It was gathered that Ropo was released after the court found out that she had not committed any offence.

The National Chairman of Ilana Omo Oodua, Prof Wale Adeniran, who confirmed Ropo’s release said “Yes, she has been released.”

After the hearing, the government lawyer didn’t address journalists while Ìgbòho’s lawyer, Yomi Aliyu (SAN), explained that “this is not the best time to say anything on the case”.

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