Activists from the Yoruba Nation will hold a protest in Ibadan, Oyo State, today, Wednesday, July 21, to demand the quick release of their embattled leader, Sunday Adeyemo alias Sunday Igboho, who was recently arrested in Benin Republic.
Beninese officials are still holding the secessionist leader who was seized at a Cotonou airport on Monday night, July 19.
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Olayomi Koiki, Igboho’s spokesperson, announced the scheduled demonstration on his Facebook page this morning. The text of the article reads:
“EMERGENCY EMERGENCY EMERGENCY EMERGENCY, PLEASE WE BEG ALL AGITATORS TO CONVERGE AT CHIEF SUNDAY IGBOHO HOUSE FOR A PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION TO SHOW THE WORLD THE KIND OF PERSON HE IS AS ONE OF THE CONDITIONS GIVEN FOR HIS RELEASE…
PLEASE LETS ALL BE AT HIS HOUSE IN SOKA IBADAN BEFORE 12 O CLOCK TODAY THANKS AND GOD BLESS. YORUBA NATION NOW NOW NOW.”
In other news, Nigerian Army has disclosed that 28 Boko Haram and Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP) members, along with their families, decided to surrender to troops from the 151 Task Force Battalion of the 21 Special Brigade in Borno State.
Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations, announced this in a statement on Wednesday, July 21.
He stated the terrorists surrendered to forces after fleeing aircraft and artillery bombardment, adding that the terrorists and their families were brought in by battalion troops on the boundaries of Aza and Bula Daloye villages in the Bama Local Government Area of Borno state.
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