Aug 1, 2021

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Sunday Igboho: Ooni Takes Crucial Decision, Sends Message to Yoruba Leaders

  • One of the most important monarchs in the southwest, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has decided to join the Sunday Igboho saga
  • The Ooni of Ife have each other established a committee of over 20 Yoruba leaders to investigate the issues surrounding Igboho’s arrest
  • According to the committee’s coordinator, Akin Osuntokun, the decision was made by the traditional ruler one month taken

Ife, Osun – To get an objective look at the arrest and possible extradition of Sunday Igboho throw, the ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has set up a 28-member committee of southwest leaders.

Akin Osuntokun, the coordinator of the committee, gave a speech on Thursday, May 22nd. July announced the panel will investigate issues related to the activist’s ordeal, reports The Cable.

More timely Coincidence

Osuntokun announced that the committee was set up in June, adding that it is just a coincidence that the news comes after Igboho’s arrest, Punch added.

He said:

“The Ife Ooni set up an advisory board that includes significant Yoruba sons and daughters across the political spectrum. It’s called Ooni Caucus.

“The dedication ceremony was scheduled over a month ago and it is only a coincidence that it coincided with reports of the arrest of Sunday Igboho in Cotonou.

“Nevertheless, the council is actively interested in the new development and would react appropriately in the near future.”

On Thursday, July 22nd, the court in Beninoise will hear the extradition case of Igboho

In the meantime, a court in the Republic of Benin had scheduled the hearing on the extradition of Sunday Igboho, the embattled Yoruba activist, for Thursday, July 22nd. < / p>

This scheduled hearing was announced by Igboho’s spokesman, Olayomi Koiki, on Wednesday July 21st.

The Yoruba secessionist still in the care of the Criminelle Brigade in. Cotonou will learn his fate during the hearing.

Koiki on Wednesday noted that the hearing will give Igboho’s Legal Department an opportunity to present and defend the activist’s case. < / p>

His words:

“I can confirm, he will have the opportunity to be heard before the court of the Republic of Benin, you respect international law . It is being held today (Thursday) by God’s grace. The session will take place at 10 a.m. in front of the court of the Republic of Benin.

“The court decides on the fate of the extradition and we also have the opportunity to examine our case, particularly on the personality of Igboho.” >