SSS releases two of Sunday Igboho’s aides after 114 days in detention


The Impart Security Provider (SSS) has launched two mates of Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly is known as Sunday Igboho, after 114 days in detention, their lawyer said on Friday.

The lawful-launched detainees- Jamiu Oyetunji and Amudat Babatunde- had been arrested along with 10 others all over a raid by SSS operatives on Mr Adeyemo’s home in Ibadan, Oyo Impart, on July 1.

Firstly, the final 12 aides of Mr Adeyemo had been illegally detained with out price for 61 days, in defiance of a court relate granting them bail, sooner than eight of them had been launched on August 29.

SSS, a govt’s secret service infamous for minute regard for court orders, therefore launched two others – Tajudeen Oyinloye and Uthman Adelabu – on September 3.

As a change of releasing Mr Oyetunji and Ms Babatunde, the safety agency, via the place of job of the Felony pleasurable-Frequent of the Federation, on September 1, filed 5 counts of terrorism-related charges towards them.

Just-released detainees / Mr Amudat and Mr Babatunde Jamiu Oyetunji with their lawyer, Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi (centre): Photo credit: Mr Olajengbesi


Nonetheless their lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, presented their originate in a transient assertion on Tuesday after 114 days in detention.

“This is to formally jabber the originate of Amudat Babatunde Abibat AKA Woman-Okay and Jamiu Noah Oyetunji from the Impart Security Provider custody SSS this day – 22 October, 2021,” he said.

Mr Olajengbesi illustrious in the assertion that he would no longer give extra feedback since their case changed into still pending in court.

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“While the matter is still a field of litigation, we shall don’t get any comment extra on this for now,” he said.

The originate of the 2 detainees came on the same day the Felony pleasurable-Frequent of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, gave updates on the investigations on Sunday Igboho, in whose assign of abode they had been arrested.

Mr Adeyemo managed to salvage away arrest all around the invasion of his home in Ibadan, Oyo Impart, on July 1, however changed into arrested weeks later at an airport in the Republic of Benin while looking out for to waft to Germany along along with his wife.

Within the contemporary charges filed towards Mr Oyetunji and Ms Babatunde, the SSS accused them of committing acts of terrorism, at the side of being in possession of prohibited firearms, and over 1,500 rounds of ammunition with out correct authority.

The secret police additionally accused them of involving in actions “in preparation to commit acts of terrorism.”

Within the fifth count which considerations most attention-grabbing Ms Babatunde, SSS alleged that she former her Fb myth “as a platform to promote terrorist actions”.

The vital aspects of the acts of terrorism or terrorist actions had been no longer supplied in the charges.

Their lawyer, Mr Olajengbesi, described the charges as “baseless, vexatious, grievous and with out limbs.”

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