Alleged Rights Violation: Court Orders Benin Republic To Pay Igboho 20m CFA
APanel of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) court of justice has ordered the Government of the Republic of Benin to pay Mr Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Igboho, 20 million CFA for unlawful detention.
The courtbe paid within three months.
Igboho had on February 10, filed an application before the court challenging his arrest and detention in the French-speaking country.
The ECOWAS court also directed the country to comply with its order andto the court with
Igboho was arrested alongside his wife, Ropo, in Cotonou, Benin Republic, and detained at
The Yoruba NationNigeria after the Department of State Services raided his residence in Ibadan, Oyo state on July 1.