THE Yoruba Nation agitator Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly called Sunday Igboho has regained his freedom from the Republic of Benin after spending 231 days in prison.
He was remanded in July 2021.
A terse statement on Monday by the Umbrella body of Yoruba Self-determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, confirmed Igboho’s release.
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.
Akintoye described the release of Ighoho as a “Triumph of truth over darkness in Yoruba land.”
The legal battle to either extradite Igboho to Nigeria or free him has witnessed a series of dramatic twists and turns.