Igboho, a town in Oyo state and hometown of incarcerated campaigner Sunday Adeyemo aka Igboho will host Yoruba Nation agitators on Saturday.
The rally will be to show solidarity with Igboho now languishing in a Benin Republic prison after an aborted bid to escape to Germany.
Igboho’s spokesman, Olayomi Koiki, hinted about the rally in a video post on Facebook.
Koiki said: “Yoruba Nation Rally will be happening in the town of our Father Chief Sunday Adeyemo Igboho Oosa – Date: 11th of September 2021 – Time: 10:00am Host: Gbogbo Omo Yoruba Agbaye.”
Igboho had left the country for Germany enroute Benin Republic before being accosted in Cotonou following the raid of his home in Ibadan by DSS operatives.
Two persons were killed in the raid on 1 July.
Twelve others were arrested and taken to Abuja. Ten of them have been freed after legal efforts by lawyers.
The DSS has however charged the remaining two with terrorism, with the only woman arrested charged with ‘Facebook terrorism’.
After his arrest at Cotonou airport, Igboho, was first detained at the Brigade économique et financière (BEF).
He is now at Prison Civile de Cotonou — Cotonou Civil Prison, following the order of the Cour De’appal De Cotonou.