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Magistrate Court Concedes Sowore N20 Million Bail


Omoyele Sowore granted a bail of N20 Million Naira by the Magistrate Court today at Wuse Zone 2, Abuja.

Mabel Segun-Bello who is the Chief Magistrate while ruling on the bail application on Monday admitted Sowore to bail in the sum of N20million and two sureties in like sum.

The court also ordered him to remain in Abuja and must physically report to the court registrar every Monday and Friday pending the hearing and determination of the case against him.

The court further ordered that one of his sureties must be a civil servant not below grade level 12.

He and four others are standing trial for alleged unlawful assembly, criminal conspiracy, and inciting public disturbance.

They were arrested by the police on New Year’s Eve during a protest against bad governance.

He had earlier before the protest charged Nigerians on Twitter to hold a crossover protest by picking up a candle and a placard showing their grievances against the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

This is not the first time the converner will be arrested. He was detained for over 100 days in 2019 for calling for a #RevolutionNowProtest.


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