A Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos State has granted bail to the 49 Yoruba Nation agitators arrested in the state.
A motion for their bail application was filed by human rights lawyers led by Olasupo Ojo and Oladapo Kayode.
Among those granted bail are Olasunkanmi Tanimola; Kabiru Lawanson; Chinemerem Emmanuel; Rasaki Musibau; Lukman Olalade; Olasanmi Oladipupo; Bashiru Shittu; Taofeek Abdusalam; Olamilekan Abata; Abdullahi Sikiru; Tosin Adeleye; Babatunde Lawal.
Others include Abiodun Taiwo, Adagunodo Babatunde, Oluwafemi Adeleye, Oloye Taiwo, Saheed Kareem, Adebayo Waheed, Akinbode Sunday, Lawal Akeem, Samuel Ire, Ogundile Dare, Oba Tajudeen Bakare.
The Communications Manager for the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Mr. Maxwell Adeleye, in a statement on Monday, said the agitators are to provide N300, 000 with two sureties each.
“One of the sureties must be a family member and the other a community leader or clergy with proof of tax payment,” Adeleye added.