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.

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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.

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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.

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Details will be provided later…

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