Forty-seven out of 48 Yoruba Nation agitators picked up during a rally at the Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ojota area of Lagos on July 3 have finally regained their freedom.
Communications Manager for the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Mr. Maxwell Adeleye, confirmed their release.
“This is to inform the general public that 47 out of the 48 protesters arrested by the Nigerian Police during the Yoruba Nation Rally held July 3rd, 2021 have been released from detention after meeting their bail conditions,” Adeleye said.
The protesters were granted bail by a Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos State on July 19.
However, one of the agitators, Oba Tunde Bakare, did not regain his freedom.
Recall that Bakare, who is a leader of the Ogboni confraternity, was arraigned by the Lagos State Police Command for the murder of Jumoke Oyeleke, the salesgirl that died