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Court in Lagos State grants bail to 49 Yoruba Nation agitators

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Court in Lagos State grants bail to 49 Yoruba Nation agitators

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Lagos State Magistrate Court in Yaba has granted bail to the 49 Yoruba Nation agitators apprehended in the state.

A motion for their bail application was filed by human rights lawyers headed by Olasupo Ojo and Oladapo Kayode.

Recall that the Police Command in Lagos State had on July 3 arrested the agitators at Ojota, Lagos during the rally planned to demand the actualisation of Yoruba Nation.

Among those granted bail include Olasunkanmi Tanimola; Kabiru Lawanson; Chinemerem Emmanuel; Rasaki Musibau; Lukman Olalade; Olasanmi Oladipupo; Bashiru Shittu; Taofeek Abdusalam; Olamilekan Abata; Abdullahi Sikiru; Tosin Adeleye; Babatunde Lawal.

Others are Abiodun Taiwo, Adagunodo Babatunde, Oluwafemi Adeleye, Oloye Taiwo, Saheed Kareem, Adebayo Waheed, Akinbode Sunday, Lawal Akeem, Samuel Ire, Ogundile Dare, Oba Tajudeen Bakare.

The Communications Manager for the aegis body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Mr Maxwell Adeleye, in a statement on Monday, disclosed that the agitators are to provide N300, 000 with two sureties each.

Adeleye said, “One of the sureties must be a family member and the other a community leader or clergy with proof of tax payment.”


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