Home NEWS 40 Arrested #OccupyLekkiTollGate Protesters Granted Bail Of 100,000 Naira Each

40 Arrested #OccupyLekkiTollGate Protesters Granted Bail Of 100,000 Naira Each


A total of forty protesters were arrested today in Lagos.

The protesters have been charged to a mobile court sitting at state criminal investigation department panti.

They were charged for conspiracy, breach of public peace and flouting of covid-19 protocols.

Popular comedian, Debo Adebayo also known as Mr Macaronii, who was arrested earlier today was among the 40 protesters who were granted bail.

However, we reported earlier that two Lekki lawyers who condemned the incident claiming they had commenced efforts to free the protesters and ensure that their fundamental rights were not violated.

As at the time of writing, it was not ascertained if it was the lawyers’ efforts that lead to their freedom.

I would also be recalled that the Buhari administration has earlier warned of severe consequences for anyone who took part in the demonstration after seeing it as an attempt to destabilise public peace.

At the end of the ongoing proceedings they all will be granted bail and the bail conditions are One surety in the like sum, hundred thousand Naira in like sum and each of the protesters are expected to produce Covid 19 test result.

Meanwhile, the case has adjourned to the 2nd of March.



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