A Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos State, has granted bail to the 49 Yoruba Nation agitators arrested in the state.
Human rights lawyers, led by Olasupo Ojo and Oladapo Kayode, filed a motion for their bail application.
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.
Others include Abiodun Taiwo, Adagunodo Babatunde, Oluwafemi Adeleye, Oloye Taiwo, Saheed Kareem, Adebayo Waheed, Akinbode Sunday, Lawal Akeem, Samuel Ire, Ogundile Dare, Oba Tajudeen Bakare.
Mr. Maxwell Adeleye, the Communications Manager for the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, said in a statement on Monday that the agitators must provide N300,000 with two sureties each.
“One surety must be a family member, and the other must be a community leader or clergy member with proof of tax payment,” Adeleye added.
Details will be provided later…