The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwoolu, has reacted to the arrest and detention of Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Reacting, Governor Sanwoolu revealed that people are working behind the scenes concerning Igboho’s arrest and trial. He added that the case doesn’t have to be a public conversation.
EveryEvery.ng had reported that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has set up a caucus to interfere in the ordeals of the Yoruba activist. The 28-member committee is made up of prominent Southwest leaders.
The coordinator of the Ooni caucus, Akin Osuntokun, said the caucus would look into the issues surrounding the arrest of Igboho and other related matters.
According to Osuntokun, the Ooni of Ife had inaugurated an advisory council comprising eminent Yoruba sons and daughters across the political spectrum. He added that the inauguration ceremony had been scheduled over a month ago.
The committee members include the Olugbon of Igbon, Oba Olusola Alao, Senator Biodun Olujimi, Mrs Toyin Saraki, Mr Segun Awolowo, Prince Doyin Okupe, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Prince Oye Oyewumi, Mr Muyiwa Ige and General Olu Okunnowo.
You will recall that International Criminal Police Organisation arrested Igboho at the Cadjèhoun Airport in Cotonou, Republic of Benin.