Sep 21, 2021

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Oyo court extends interim order restraining arrest of Igboho, others

The Oyo State Supreme Court has ordered the extension of the injunction preventing the Federation Attorney General (AGF) and Attorney General, Department of State Services (DSS), their agents or private individuals from giving Sunday Igboho until September Arrest 17, 2021.

Justice Ladiran Akintola extended the warrant yesterday during the hearing of the fundamental human rights lawsuit of Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as the Sunday Igboho.

At the retrial During the trial, AGF attorney Abdulahi Abubakar asked the court to overturn the August 4, 2021 restraining order for the restraint of the first AGF defendants.

a five-paragraph affidavit in response to an affidavit. He therefore pleaded with the court to disregard the affidavit and the written address and to annul the subsequent extension of the injunction submitted by the complainant.

But Igboho’s lawyer, Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN). on the AGF was not properly filed with the court as it was filed outside of the seven days provided for in Order 4, Rule 6 of the 2009 Basic Rule of Human Rights Procedure read: an admission that they were not on time and added that there is currently no request from them to extend the deadline. He said the court was not Santa Claus and the oral complaint could not replace the procedure prescribed by the court rules.

Advising the DSS, T.A. Nurudeen insisted on his opposition to the original subpoena dated August 9, 2021, and asked the court to dismiss the applicant’s motion.

Nurudeen, who previously presented several video clips as evidence of an outbreak, from Sunday Adeyemo Igboho about the need for a Yoruba nation, the court prayed to dismiss the petitioner’s application.

In response to the video clips submitted by the DSS, Alliyu said the language used was not known to the court.