Federal High Court in Abuja reviewed, the bail conditions earlier granted the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.
On October 4th 2019 the court granted them bail on some conditions, which they considered rigid and which they were unable to meet, prompting them to request for court variation.
Court granted Sowore bail at N100million and two sureties in the same amount, and barred him from travelling out of Abuja.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu omit the N50million security deposit and decrease the amount attached to Bakare’s bail from N50m to N20m.
She said all other conditions should remain, the decision to prevent the defendants from participating in rallies was was not an infringement of his fundamental rights.
Justice Ojukwu adjourned the case till November 6 for commencement of trial.
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