49 arrested Yoruba Nation activists: Court adjourns to July 27
A Lagos Magistrate sitting today in Lagos has adjourned till July 27 ruling in the bail application brought on behalf of 49 Yoruba self determination agitators.
They were arrested at Ojota on July 3 while staging a peaceful protest demanding for Yoruba self determination. The police had responded with bullets killing a young girl, Jumoke
A statement made available to Irohinoodua today by Spokesperson of Ilana Omo O’odua, Maxwell Adeleye, said the court has adjourned till July 27 for ruling on the bail application.
He said the Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba, Lagos, failed to grant an instant bail to the 49 Yoruba Nation agitators arrested and detained by the Lagos State Police Command.
The Agitators were arrested at Ojota, Lagos on July 3rd while peacefully protesting in support of the actualisation of Yoruba Nation.
The motion for their bail application, filed by Human Right Lawyers led by Olasupo Ojo, Esq and Oladapo Kayode, Esq, was adjourned till 27th July 2021 for ruling.
The court had on Monday July 5th, 2021 granted the application for an ex parte order brought before it by the Lagos State Police Command to detain the agitators for 21 days.
The 21-day ex parte order will expire on the 26th July, 2021
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