COTONOU COURT ORDERS THE TRANSFER OF SUNDAY IGBOHO TO A NEW FACILITY.
Written by Sarah Osanyinlusi on July 27, 2021
Cour D’Appel De Cotonou has ordered that Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, should be be transferred to another detention facility.
Though the new detention facility has not been disclosed.
This is after the activist’s lawyers complained that his fundamental human rights were being abused.
Ilana Omo Oodua in a statement yesterday said the leg chain and hand-cuff were later removed from him.
According to Ibrahim Salami, one of the Cotonou, Benin Republic-based lawyers of Sunday Igboho, the activist needed support to eat and use the toilet because of the hand-cuff.
Before the new order, Igboho was detained at Brigade Criminelle facility.
Editor: Abiola Aberuagba