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Court grants six Abuja #EndSARS protesters bail

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Six #EndSARS protesters who were arrested in front of the National Assembly complex, Abuja on November 6, were on Wednesday November 11 granted bail by a magistrate’s court in Wuse, Abuja. 

The six protesters who were arraigned before the court shortly after they were arrested, have been identified as Oluwatosin Adeniyi, Paul Akinwumi, Davo Chomo, Abdulsalam Zuberu, Kabiru Gasali, and Yasiru Bashir.

The court which had earlier refused to grant protesters bail and also ordered that they be remanded in prison till January 2021, granted bail to each of the six defendants in the sum of N50,000 and one surety in like sum after the defence counsel, Tope Akinyode filed a bail application. 

The Presiding magistrate, Abdurazak Eneye who ordered that the sureties must deposit the N50,000 bail sum at the court registry, also ruled that the surety to be presented by each of the defendants must be Nigerian citizens with a verifiable means of identification and documents showing their means of livelihood which must be deposited at the court too.

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