Forty-seven out of the 48 protesters arrested and detained by the Nigeria Police Force for holding Yoruba Nation Rally in Lagos on July 3, 2021 have been launched.
The police in Lagos, which had warned the agitators in opposition to holding any rally within the state, clamped down on them and arrested a few of them.
A 14-year-old woman, Jumoke Oyeleke, was additionally allegedly killed a stray bullet from a police gun.
However, on Tuesday, 47 out of the 48 agitators arrested by the police launched after assembly their bail situations, Punch stories.
A Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos State had on July 19 granted bail to all of the agitators, besides considered one of them, Tajudeen Bakare, who was accused of killing the minor.
A movement for his or her bail utility was filed by human rights attorneys led by Olasupo Ojo and Oladapo Kayode.
The courtroom had dominated that considered one of their sureties have to be a member of the family and the opposite a group chief or clergy with proof of tax fee.
The names of the launched agitators embrace Olasunkanmi Tanimola; Kabiru Lawanson; Chinemerem Emmanuel; Rasaki Musibau; Lukman Olalade; Olasanmi Oladipupo; Bashiru Shittu; Taofeek Abdusalam; Olamilekan Abata; Abdullahi Sikiru; Tosin Adeleye; Babatunde Lawal, Abiodun Taiwo, Adagunodo Babatunde, and Oluwafemi Adeleye.
Others embrace Oloye Taiwo, Saheed Kareem, Adebayo Waheed, Akinbode Sunday, Lawal Akeem, Samuel Ire, and Ogundile Dare.
Communications Manager for the umbrella physique of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Mr. Maxwell Adeleye, confirmed their launch.
“This is to inform the general public that 47 out of the 48 protesters arrested by the Nigerian Police during the Yoruba Nation Rally held July 3rd, 2021 have been released from detention after meeting their bail conditions,” Adeleye mentioned.