Mrs Mabel Segun-Bello an Abuja Chief Magistrate who presided over the Case of Mr Omoyele Sowore and four other individuals jailed along with him has given her verdict.
Mr Omoyele Sowore and the four other persons jailed together who were indicted to the court yesterday4th January, 2021 on the basis of their involvement during the #ENDSARS protest which took place in almost all state across the country.
The 3 count charge were broken down to illegal gathering of the masses, Instigating public protest on multiple occasions, and conspiring with criminals of which all five of them with Mr Sowore inclusive pleading that they are not guilty as charged.
Mrs Mabel Segun-Bello who had initially scheduled the hearing of the defendants on the 4th of January, 2021 has now rescheduled the hearing to Friday 8th January, 2021 which is 3 days from today.
The chief Magistrate made this decision after paying attention to the bail in which the five defendants applied for through Marshal Abubakar their lawyer and also the prosecutor’s opposition.
After their defendants objections to the inhumane way they were treated with medical care and edible food not given to any of them at the correctional centre, Kuje, Abuja the chief Magistrate gave an ultimatum that they should be relocated to a facility in Area 10 known as the Force CIID facility.
Mrs. Mable Segun-Bello the Chief Magistrate finally instructed that one of the accused/defendant by name Damilare Adenola a University of Abuja, Law student be given materials he can use for writing and also provide him with internet equipment so as to aid him unite with his course mates whose online classes restarted again today 5th January, 2021.
It should be remember that Mr Sowore was an ever-present figure during the #ENDSARS protest and remained determined to make his voice as well as other protesters voice heard.
Tabloidstream promises to bring you the outcome of the hearing come 8th January, 2021.