Yoruba agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho’s legal team, is awaiting an official medical report, among other documents, to file a bail application on his behalf.
One of the 11 lawyers expected to represent Igboho mentioned that members of the legal team had resolved to put up a strong bail application that would not be rejected by the court.
The lawyer, who pleaded anonymity because he was not authorized to speak, said, “Preliminary reports that we are getting from the medical team show that Igboho needs medical attention. They said he appears strong physically, but his state of health is not getting better. He was limping during Monday’s proceeding.
“We are awaiting an official report. That is part of what we will be presenting for his bail application.”
When contacted, the coordinating council for the Yoruba Nation agitator, Olasupo Ojo, said lawyers were considering different options on the Igboho matter. He, however, refused to give a definite date for the submission of the bail application for the activist, who is facing fresh charges.
Ojo told The PUNCH, “The initial allegations are dead. We have achieved the purpose that we set out to achieve in the first place – to stop the illegal extradition of Sunday Igboho.
“We have different options that we are considering apart from applying for bail. I cannot disclose those options now.
“He is alright. The medical doctors have seen him. His wife is also taking food to him. His right as a detainee is being respected. His lawyers also have access to him. We have no problems.”
On Igboho’s state of health, the lawyer said, “He has no complaint now. He is being taken care of.”