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#ENDSARS Campaigner Eromosele Regains Freedom

Peter Adene Eromosele, #ENDSARS campaigner who has been in police detention for over 10 days has regained his freedom.

HumAngle reports that Eromosele perfected his bail conditions on Wednesday and was waiting for a court warrant to release him on Thursday.

His close associates had disclosed that the police were attempting to transfer him to another location to undergo a COVID-19 test which he declined for fear of his safety.

He was arraigned in court on four count charges of cyber-stalking and activities likely to cause a breach of peace.

Eromosele who was picked up at his Ikeja home, Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria on November 7, was granted bail on Tuesday by Magistrate Folarin Williams of the Yaba Magistrate Court at the sum of N1 million with two sureties, one of which must own property and both must be taxpayers.

After his arrest on Saturday, November 7, Eromosele was reportedly transported to the Force Headquarters in Abuja on Monday, November 9.

Onome Adene, his sister had narrated how police operatives in Lagos disguised themselves as businessmen to arrest her brother for his involvement in the protest that demanded police reforms in the country.

Speaking on a Channels Television programme, Sunrise Daily on Tuesday, November 10, Onome said she received a call from someone who claimed to be a former member of the church they attend.

She said Peter was told at the Police Station that he was arrested because of his involvement in the #ENDSARS protest.

Peter Eromosele, #ENDSARS campaigner arrested and detained by the police for his involvement in the protests demanding an end to police brutality has been granted bail after spending 11 in police custody before being charged.


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