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JUST IN: Igboho’s extradition hearing holds today in Benin Republic court

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A court hearing over the extradition of embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho by the Beninoise authorities will hold today.

Igboho who is currently held by operatives of Brigade Criminelle in Cotonou was arrested on Monday night while attempting to fly to Germany with his wife, Ropo.

The hearing is set to hold by 10 am at a Beninoise Court, The Nation reports.

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Igboho’s spokesperson, Olayomi Koiki in a live update early Thursday explained that his principal’s hearing will hold today.

“I can confirm, he will have the opportunity to be heard at the Benin Republic court, they respect international law. It will be held today (Thursday) by God’s grace.

“The sitting will be held at 10 am in the morning at the Benin Republic court.

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“The court will determine the fate of the extradition and we’ll also have the opportunity to present our case especially on the personality of Igboho.

“We know the magnitude of what the Nigerian government is trying to do if they try to get hold of Igboho but they will fail, by God’s grace

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“Their intention was to capture him (Igboho), but God fought for him,” he said.

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