FINALLY EXPLAINED! Why FG Can't Force Benin Republic To Extradite Sunday Igboho
A former Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Prof Bola Akinterinwa has given a reason as to why the Federal Government of Nigeria cannot arm-twist Benin Republic into extraditing Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho.
It was earlier reported that attempts by the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to extradite Sunday Igboho, to Nigeria from Benin Republic seem to have come to no avail.
This is as security operatives in Benin Republic have said Sunday Igboho must face a fair trial before listening to the demands of the government.
They also insisted that their government won't accept a request for extradition without first trying Sunday Igboho for the local crime he was arrested for, according to Sahara Reporters.
It was eventually revealed that the popular activist was arrested on Monday night in Cadjèhoun Airport, Cotonou with a fake Benin passport while attempting to run away to Germany.
The Yoruba nation activist is expected to be arraigned for immigration-based crimes in Benin Republic today July 22 after a planned attempt by the Buhari’s administration to bring him back to Nigeria.
It was also reported that Sunday Igboho had also gotten a Rafael Huvehnou, Beninois defense attorney. He presently also has an attorney to the President of the Benin Republic.
It was also gathered that Igboho may be granted bai