As noted the South-West Governors appear to be keeping mum on the arrest of Yoruba agitator, Sunday Igboho.
Sunday Igboho and his wife were arrested on Monday night in the Benin Republic at the Cadjèhoun Airport in Cotonou as they were trying to catch a flight to Germany.
The freedom fighter is fighting against his extradition to Nigeria where he may face charges related to treasonable felony.
Governors of the south west region that comprises of Yoruba states are yet to talk on Igboho’s ordeal neither collectively nor in personal capacity.
As reported a source close to the South-West Governors Forum said any reaction on the matter would be at the discretion of the chief executives.
“I don’t what their plans are. If they decide to respond, that’s fine. Whatever decision they take individually or as a caucus, we will all hear”, he said.
The governors On different occasions, has uninvolved themselves from calls for Nigeria’s break-up.
Few hours after Igboho’s arrest, the federal government, which has refused to react on Igboho, commenced the process of bringing him back to the country.
Those supportering the Yoruba Nation Agitator are demanding his unconditional release.
They argue that the Nigerian authorities are treating terrorists and herdsmen with mercy while going after self-determination groups.
President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, Joe Okei-Odumakin on Wednesday, appealed to the Beninoise government not to repatriate Igboho.
The fierce activist warned that Igboho cannot be assured of sefty or justice in Nigeria.
“Igboho will come to grief if he is extradited under the prevailing circumstances”, Okei-Odumakin said in a statement.
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