Igboho currently sick, says lawyer
Ibrahim Salami, one of the Cotonou-based lawyers while speaking about the update on Igboho’s case in a interview with BBC Yoruba obtained by The Nation, said Igboho is currently sick in detention.
Also, Olayomi Koiki, Igboho’s spokesperson during the week had earlier said his principal needs urgent medical attention.
The lawyer said the injuries Igboho sustained during the raid affected his health.
He also noted that due to severity of the condition, Igboho wants to travel to Germany to take care of his health and also conduct further operations.
“It is quite a serious condition. He does not want to seek medical attention in Cotonou. Very soon, the court will determine his case, and he will travel to Germany”, he said
On why Igboho’s case has been delayed, he said “The laws in Benin Republic is different from Nigeria, the court that is presiding over Igboho’s case is investigating the issues against him, the lawyer that was handling his case had earlier went on vacation which delayed his case.
“Investigation is still ongoing, we are working assiduously to ensure his release.”
Igboho through his lawyer stated that he was displeased to hear that the president stated that he was funded by some persons.
He described it as unfounded, and that when he’s released from detention, he will make necessary clarifications.
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