Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho has been reportedly freed from the custody of Benin authorities, after 8 months behind bars.
Recall that Igboho, a campaigner for Yoruba self-determination, was arrested in neighbouring Cotonou, Benin Republic while trying to travel to Germany.
The spokesperson for Sunday Igboho, Maxwell Adeleye, made this known in a statement on Monday.
According to Adeleye’s statement on Facebook, “Yoruba Nation Activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, fondly called Sunday Ighoho, has been released by the Government of Republic of Benin.
“The Activist was released on Monday to a Yoruba Leader and Leader of the Umbrella body of Yoruba Self-determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Professor Banji Akintoye, and a French Language Expert/ Deputy Alana of Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Professor Wale Adeniran.”
Meanwhile, the release has been described as as a triumph of truth over darkness in Yoruba Land.