Ondo state born Activist and Convener of #RevolutionNow,Omoyele Sowore has been granted bail by a Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja in the sum of N20m.
Four other activists, Juwon Sanyaolu, Peter Williams, Emmanuel Bulus, and Damilare Adenola who were arrested with Sowore on New Year’s Eve in Abuja for holding a protest against bad governance, were also granted bail in the sum of N1m each and 1 surety in like sum.
Chief Magistrate Mabel Segun-Bello while ruling on the bail application filed on Monday admitted Sowore to bail in the sum of N20million and two sureties in like sum.
One of the sureties must be a federal civil servant not below grade level 12.
While ruling on the bail application filed by Sowore’s lawyer, Marshal Abubakar, the Chief Magistrate, Mabel Segun-Bello, also ruled that the sureties must reside in Abuja metropolis with landed properties and known addresses.
The court also ordered Sowore to remain in Abuja and must physically report to the court registrar every Monday and Friday pending the hearing and determination of the case against him.
The judge, however, adjourned the case to February 5, for trial.