Nigerian activist and former presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore has been granted bail during a court sitting by a Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja.
Rayoonline reported that Sowore and four other activists identified as Juwon Sanyaolu, Peter Williams, Emmanuel Bulus, and Damilare Adenola were arrested on New Year’s Eve in Abuja for holding a protest against bad governance
While ruling the case on Monday, the Chief Magistrate, Mabel Segun admitted Sowore to bail in the sum of N20million and two sureties in like sum while other activists arrested alongside Sowore, were granted bail in the sum of 1million each.
Mabel Segun added that one of Omoyele Sowore’s sureties must be a civil servant not below grade level 12.
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.