Sunday Adeyemo, fondly called Sunday Igboho has been released by the Beninese Government.

Hisrelease was contained in a statement by the Communications Secretary to Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Mr Maxwell Adeleye.

According to the statement, the activist was released to a leader of the Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Professor Banji Akintoye and a French Language Expert/Deputy leader of Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Professor Wale Adeniran.

Akintoye, was quoted in the statement to have described the release of Ighoho as a “triumph of truth over darkness in Yoruba Land.”

The statement read, “Yoruba Nation Activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, fondly called Sunday Ighoho, has been released by the Government of Republic of Benin.

“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 Yorubaland.”

But his counsel, Mr Yomi Alliyu, SAN, said he was released to attend to his health in a Beninese hospital.

“Igboho has not been released, he was only released to be taken to the hospital. The last time we spoke, I told you that we are making arrangements to take care of his health. So, he was released based on health grounds.”

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