Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has spoken on the arrest of Yoruba Nation activist, Mr Sunday Adeyemo, popularly often known as Sunday Igboho, disclosing that individuals are working behind the scene to make sure his launch from detention by the Beninoise authorities.
Igboho had gone underground following the raid on his home by operatives of the Division of State Companies (DSS). He later fled the nation to Benin Republic, the place he was arrested by Beninoise authorities on the airport enroute Gemany, after he was declared wished by the DSS.
Since he was arrested, Nigerian authorities have intensified diplomatic efforts to extradict him to Nigeria whereas human rights activistists, attorneys and Yoruba leaders have urged the Benin Republic authorities to not accede to Nigerian authorities’s request, citing worldwide protocol.
Responding to a query on why South West governors have been silent on the predicament of the Youruba activist shortly after casting his vote within the Saturday native authorities election, Sanwo-Olu stated individuals had been working behind the scenes.
Talking additional, the governor stated: “These are very tough instances for all of us. I can guarantee you that individuals are working behind the scenes. At events like this, it’s not by what number of press individuals you name. I’m conscious that lots of people have responded, that they’re doing quietly and privately and it doesn’t need to be a public dialog.”