Yomi Alliyu, Counsel to embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, says his client has advised supporters against staging demonstrations in his name “for the time being”.
Igboho has been detained by Benin Republic’s security agents since July 20, at the request of the Nigerian government, who had declared him “wanted” after raiding his home in Ibadan.
Ighoho’s lawyer, Aliyu, in a statement on Thursday, quoted Igboho as saying: “There is time for everything. Chief Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a Igboho Oosa, is desirous of respecting those murdered in his house on that black 1st July, 2021,”the statement reads.
“In that wise, he has advised against staging any demonstration or rally in his name for the time being. He will also like people to respect his family by not calling his mum out for anything public. Igboho for now has no authentic mouthpiece anywhere.
“In that wise, people are advised to take anything said by anybody claiming to be from him with a pinch of salt. The exception is the statement by his lead counsel.
“Let’s respect the dead. On no account should anybody attack any public place or security personnel on the pretence of agitating for Yoruba nation!”