Cour D’Appel De Cotonou, Benin Republic has ordered the release of Ropo, the wife of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho.
The court ordered her release after a hearing on Thursday.
However, Igboho was returned to the custody of Brigade Criminelle in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
This is as the court adjourned the case involving the Yoruba rights activist till Friday, July 23, 2021.
Igboho and his wife, Ropo, were arrested at the Cardinal Bernardin International Airport, Cotonou while trying to catch a flight to Germany.
The PUNCH reports that Ropo was released after the court found out that she had not committed any offence.
“Yes, she has been released,” the National Chairman of Ilana Omo Oodua, Prof Wale Adeniran, confirmed that Ropo has been released from detention.