Nigerians React As Court Grants 18-year-old Alleged #EndSARS Protester Who Gave Birth In Prison N10m Bail

Nigerians on social media have condemned the Nigerian authorities after the Ondo State High Court sitting on the Olokuta Medium Prison in Akure granted bail to Kemisola Ogunniyi, a nursing mom, of 10 million naira and a surety in like sum.

Ogunniyi, an 18-year-old woman detained over #EndSARS protest, gave start just lately on the Surulere Prison in Ondo city, Ondo East Local Government Area of the state.

Nigerians React As Court Grants 18-year-old Alleged #EndSARS Protester Who Gave Birth In Prison N10m Bail 2

Reacting, many Nigerians have said that the federal and state governments had been ‘heartless’ to detain Ogunniyi within the first place whereas additionally condemning the circumstances of her launch.

Some social media customers, nonetheless, praised human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, for bringing the difficulty to the limelight, together with different Nigerians who contributed to her launch. 

Sowore had in a Facebook put up final week referred to as on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state to look into the difficulty, including that the mom of the new child was harmless and by no means dedicated any offence.

The put up by Sowore triggered public outrage, with many Nigerians demanding her swift and unconditional launch from detention.

A Facebook person, Prince Hillary wrote, “Wicked government, you mean a pregnant teenager has been detained for over 8 months now. This is the zenith of wickedness!”

Another person, Okofu Daniel Dannyboy posted, “Thank you Sowore for the role you played. I am 24/7 online and saw the pressure you were mounting. Power of press. Be sure you’ll always be hated for the truth.”

Awolowo Abiola mentioned, “Very heartless government.”

Highly Favoured wrote, “Oh may God be praised. God’s blessings to those who made it possible.”

Another Facebook user, Tundey Bakare opined, “Not only to grant bail but also provisions must be made for social welfare benefits in accordance to the UN convention on the child/children right that cannot be taken away.”

Ayo Clement mentioned, “Thanks to those who facilitated her release, God bless you all.

The truth must prevail in this country and innocent people must be set free from bondage.”

Ezeobiorah Chinedu Tonero opined: “A pregnant teenage detained in prison for half a year for expressing her fundamental right, this nation is a joke. I wonder the story she will tell her kid when she grows up.”

Granted bail on what ground, first of all what did she do.. What about others in custody with her..

Nigeria is a [email protected] @KoikiMedia @ayemojubar @Real_AmakaIke @Amaka_Ekwo @OoduwaRepublic

— nwachineke (@Richardozobanks) June 22, 2021

How Nigeria as a country treat’s it’s citizens but bandits are cashing out everyday unabated

— Odogbu (@Chimezi52254266) June 22, 2021

That’s the power of social media

— moses ob stereotypical (@Obinna44) June 22, 2021

Victory finally !!

First time I got here throughout this information, I used to be actually in tears. I think about the scores of harmless folks in jail whose voice we’ve not heard..


— Valhalla🔻 (@davidBann3r) June 22, 2021

Kemisola was arrested in Akure and has been imprisoned since October 24, 2020, whereas going to a pharmacy to purchase medication for her mom.

But she was arrested by the police together with three others whom the police mentioned participated within the #EndSARS protest within the state.

The police claimed they had been a kind of #EndSARS protesters who burnt the workplace of the All Progressives Congress, APC, within the state final yr, about eight months in the past. 

The three others are Ayodele Bukunmi, Ojo Samuel and Ani Obinna.

The prices most popular towards them had been conspiracy to commit the next felonies, to wit: arson, riotous meeting, stealing and malicious injury.

Kemisola was mentioned to have gone into labour on June 15, giving start to a child boy the next day.

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Nigerians React As Court Grants 18-year-old Alleged #EndSARS Protester Who Gave Birth In Prison N10m Bail

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