A magistrate court located in Yaba, Lagos has today granted bail to the 49 Yoruba nation protesters arrested at Ojota, Lagos during the Lagos version of the Yoruba nation rally a few weeks ago. A motion for their bail application was filed by human rights lawyers led by Olasupo Ojo and Oladapo Kayode.
The Communications Manager for the umbrella body of their association, Ilana Omo Oodua, Mr. Maxwell Adeleye, announced in a statement today, that the protesters are to provide N300, 000 with two sureties each.
“One of the sureties must be a family member and the other a community leader or clergy with proof of tax payment,” Adeleye added.
Among those granted bail are Olasunkanmi Tanimola; Kabiru Lawanson; Chinemerem Emmanuel; Rasaki Musibau; Lukman Olalade; Olasanmi Oladipupo; Bashiru Shittu; Taofeek Abdusalam; Olamilekan Abata; Abdullahi Sikiru; Tosin Adeleye; Babatunde Lawal amongst others.