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Gani Adams commends judiciary for granting Igboho’s aides baiI


Igboho's aides bailed

Aareonakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has commended Justice Obiora Egwuatu’s for granting bail to Sunday Igboho’s aides on Wednesday.

WuzupNigeria reported that the 12 aides arrested after the Department of State Services’ raided the Ibadan residence of Igboho were granted bail after spending 32 days in custody.

The PUNCH quoted Egwuatu as saying the detainees are entitled to bail by the provisions of the Nigerian law having been held in custody beyond the period stipulated by law, adding that the law also frowned at a situation where citizens’ liberty is curtailed under unlawful circumstances.

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Reacting to the development, his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, in a statement expressed hope in the ability of the judiciary and added that the judgment is a reflection of people’s hope in the judiciary.

“Let me applaud the courage of Justice Obiora Egwuatu for her strength of character. She has distinguished herself as a woman of hope and with today’s ruling, I think ordinary people can begin to repose faith in the judiciary,” he said.

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Adams, however, saluted the courage of the detained aides “for standing firm in the face of stiff condition”.