Proponents of self-determination for the Yorubas are soliciting funds to safe the discharge of the 12 detained associates of Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo (Sunday Igboho), who had been granted bail by an Abuja High Court on Wednesday.
Justice Obiora Egwaatu whereas ruling on the enforcement of basic rights swimsuit filed by their lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, held that since there was no cost introduced in opposition to the candidates who had been detained for 34 days.
It was gathered that the aides have but to fulfill the bail circumstances therefore haven’t been launched 48 hours after.
About N15 million is reportedly wanted to safe the whole launch of the Yoruba Nation progenitors from DSS custody.
Meanwhile, in the course of the judgement on Wednesday, 4 of the agitators had been granted bail with the sum of N10 million every and two sureties in like sum who should have a verifiable technique of identification whereas the remaining eight had been granted bail with the sum of N5million every with one surety every whom should be a civil servant
The sureties should be residents of Abuja.
Giving an replace on Friday, Sunday Igboho’s spokesman, Olayomi Koiki, pleaded with all Yoruba little kids to help in elevating the cash earlier than the shut of labor on Monday, August 9.
This is in line with a press release issued by Maxwell Adeleye, the Communications Manager for Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, the umbrella physique for Yoruba self-determination teams and titled, “Emergency bail contributions for 12 Yoruba agitators in Abuja”.
The assertion learn, “This is to tell all Yoruba Sons and Daughters that the preliminary disclaimer on the above material was because of Communications hole which has been addressed.
“The accounts were prepared to temporarily raise funds needed to move our people arrested at Chief Sunday Adeyemo Igboho’s house out of the bondage of the Nigerian Government before the close of business on Monday 9th August 2021.
”Our Legal Adviser has promised to supervise the utilisation of the funds for the purpose which it was created for.
”We hereby call on all Yoruba Sons and Daughters Worldwide to support this drive.
“NB: The account is strictly for the BAIL of the 12 folks arrested in Chief Sunday Adeyemo Igboho’s Ibadan Residence on July 1st, 2021. We shall hold you up to date.”
Igboho’s residence was raided by DSS operatives on July 1, killing two individuals and arresting 12.
The DSS had accused Sunday Igboho of stockpiling arms and ammunition, an allegation the activist swiftly denied.