July 21, (THEWILL) – Some youths took to the streets of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, to protest the arrest of Yoruba secessionist agitator, Sunday Igboho,
THEWILL reports that Igboho was arrested along with his wife, at an airport in Cotonou on Monday night by security operatives in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
The protesters gathered in front of Igboho’s house in the Soka area of Ibadan from where they took to the streets on Wednesday afternoon.
They demanded the immediate release of Igboho from detention as they chanted “Igboho Oosa”, “Free Igboho now now”.
The protesters also displayed placards with inscriptions: “I stand with Chief Sunday Igboho”; “Sunday Igboho is not a criminal”; “Yoruba wake up” and “Sunday Igboho is fighting for our freedom”
They lso blocked some sections of the road, which led to a traffic snarl around the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.