BREAKING: Yoruba nation agitator Sunday Igboho returns to Nigeria after 3 years

Yoruba Nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has returned to Nigeria after 3 years.


A statement by Igboho’s spokesman, Olayomi Koiki, on X page on Thursday, February 22, confirmed that the activist returned to the country for his late mother’s burial.


He wrote: “I can confirm that Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho is currently on his way to Igboho Town for the final burial of his mother MRS S.A.ADEYEMO.


“The body of MRS S.A ADEYEMO was picked up from the mortuary in SAKI TOWN some few hours ago.”


Also posted by Koiki is a video where Igboho could be seen with some people believed to be at the mortuary.


Igboho has been out of Nigeria since 2021 when he eloped to Benin Republic after he was declared wanted by the Department of State Services (DSS).


Igboho, who was released in March 2022 to get medical attention on the condition that he would not leave the West African country, has remained confined within Cotonou, the Benin Republic capital.


He lost his mother on Saturday 22nd of July 2023 while still confined in Cotonou.


He regained freedom after two years of trial by the Beninese government in October 2023.


In a statement released after his freedom, Sunday Igboho praised former president Olusegun Obasanjo; nobel laureate Wole Soyinka; Professor Banji Akintoye; Ayo Adebanjo and several traditional rulers for the roles they played in securing his release.


This report is developing, more details will be shared on the Intel Region WhatsApp group as soon as possible.



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