Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has decried the detention of Sunday Adeyemo a.okay.a. Igboho.
He mentioned the Yoruba activist did nothing unsuitable and accused Benin Republic of disregarding basic human rights.
Adams counseled Igboho’s lawyer, Yomi Alliyu (SAN) for shifting to hunt redress from the ECOWAS Courtroom.
An announcement on Tuesday by spokesman, Kehinde Aderemi, referred to as the elongation of the agitator’s detention with out trial “misplacement of justice”.
The normal chief tackled Benin Republic for taking the case “far past the conventional authorized procedures”.
Adams insists Igboho “by no means dedicated any crime”, however solely expressed “his displeasure below the ambit of legislation”.
“Regardless of the very fact that there have been no legal prices in opposition to him, the Beninese Courtroom detained him unjustly with out trial.
“The extension of the detention of Igboho additional uncovered the frailty within the administration of justice.
“The younger man’s rights have been trampled upon, spending for much longer than it ought to for an individual not but convicted of any offence.”
The Aare urged Yorubas within the diaspora to current Igboho’s case to the worldwide neighborhood.
Adams added that efforts ought to be made to method the African Union Courtroom (AUC) and Worldwide Courtroom of Justice (ICJ).
Igboho, a vocal secessionist, was arrested in July 2021 as he tried to run to Europe after the Nigerian authorities declared him needed. NAIJATABLOID