//Court grants Sowore and his co-convener 150million naira bail

Court grants Sowore and his co-convener 150million naira bail

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

The trial judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, gave the order today while ruling on the bail application filed by the two defendants on the ground that the charges against the accused do not carry the death penalty.

His counsel Femi Falana SAN asked the judge to release the defendants on self recognition.
Upon listening to the submissions of the two lawyers, the trial judge granted bail to the two defendants in a total sum of N150 million with three sureties.

The court therefore, ruled that the defendants be remanded in DSS custody until they fulfill bail conditions.
His trial has however been fixed for November 7

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