Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN), lawyer to the Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly called Sunday Igboho on Tuesday said his client who was arrested by the authorities of Benin Republic has not been released.
The Department of State Services had declared Igboho wanted after its operatives raided the Soka residence of the Yoruba Nation agitator.
During the raid, the DSS said it recovered ammunitions, charms and arrested 13 people while two others were allegedly killed.
However, oyoecho learnt that Igboho and his wife, Ropo, who is also a German citizen were arrested by International Criminal Police Organisation, Interpol in Cotonu, Benin Republic enroute Germany.
To this end, there were many voice notes and write up circulating on social media that Chief Sunday Adeyemo has been released by the authorities of Benin Republic.
Speaking with oyoecho on Tuesday evening, Alliyu said; “No, he has not been released.”