RevolutionNowProtest: Court Grants Sowore, Bakare Bail

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to the activist and convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Mr Olawale Bakare.

The court, in a ruling that was delivered by trial Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, equally granted bail to Sowore’s co-defendant, Olawale Adebayo Bakare (aka Mandate) in the sum of Aside directing the sureties to submit their three years tax clearance certificate, the court, barred the defendants from embarking on any form of protest, pending the determination of the seven-count charge the Federal Government preferred against them. Justice Ojukwu further ordered Sowore to surrender his international passport to the Deputy Chief Registrar of the court, warning that he should not travel outside the country without permission.

The trial judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, gave the order on Friday while ruling on the bail application filed by the two defendants.

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