49 Yoruba Nation agitators get bail

A Lagos State Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba on Monday granted bail to 49 Yoruba Nation agitators arrested and detained by the Lagos State Police Command. Police paraded them in connection with Oodua Republic mega rally at Ojota.  Two women were among them.

Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu said some of them were intercepted with guns, axes, Oodua flags, Yoruba Armed Forces vests and other items. They are to provide N300,000 with two sureties each as a condition for their bail.

A motion for the bail application was filed by human rights lawyers led by Olasupo Ojo and Oladapo Kayode. “One of the sureties must be a family member and the other a community leader or clergy with proof of tax payment,” it was said.

Source|: The Nation


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