Jul 28, 2021

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Breaking: Sporadic Shooting as Police Disperse Sunday Igboho’s Supporters’ Protest

  • Supporters of the self-proclaimed Yoruba activist Sunday Igboho, who held a protest in Ibadan, the capital of the state of Oyo, were stopped
  • The demonstrators marching along the The Lagos-Ibadan Expressway was stopped by police officers who arrived at the scene
  • The security officers in about four patrol cars and one car are reported to have shot in the air to to disperse the activist’s supporters

Ibadan, Oyo State – Supporters of Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, the gathered in Ibadan were scattered by armed security forces.

The Punch reports that supporters in Oyo state protested the arrest of the self-proclaimed Yoruba activist in Cotonou, Republic of Benin .

According to the publication, b armed police took over the place around 3:30 p.m. and stationed themselves in strategic positions on the spot.

The demonstrators with posters with various inscriptions such as “Igboho is not a criminal, I stand with Igboho” etc. marched to the Soka bus stop along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, The Cable added.

Area residents noticed Igboho supporters took to the streets singing and the release of the Yoruba nation agitators demanded.

One of the street vendors who spoke to the newspaper revealed that Igboho’s supporters warned the Nigerian government not to kill him.

A resident identified as Musbau Ogunbiyi said the police officers who shot up about four patrol cars and one car drove the demonstrators away.

Taye Adeoti, another resident said the demonst After a few minutes ranten marched in the direction of the Challenge Area at the bus stop.

Sunday Igboho arrested in Cotonou

Remember that Igboho was at an airport was arrested in Cotonou, Republic of Benin, one of Nigeria’s neighboring countries in the West African sub-region, on the night of Monday 19 July.

His arrest by the security forces lasted approximately three weeks after the Department of State Services declared him wanted.

Igboho had reportedly perfected his plans for a secret escape from Nigeria via Cotonou and was on his way to Germany. < / p>

How Interpol arrested Igboho, his German wife, in the Republic of Benin

Similarly, details are now known about how the Yoruba secessionist was arrested by security forces in the public domain .

In one on duty ag, July 20, Igboho’s lawyer Yomi Alliyu (SAN) announced that his client and his German wife had tried to take a flight to Germany, followed by Interpol agents and arrested them.

< p class = "align-left"> The lawyer described Igboho’s arrest as shocking and unjust and added that the German government, together with the international community, should rise up against it.