#EndSARS protester still in prison with newborn, bail application not heard

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The sitting Olokuta Akure, , on did not grant bail to Kemisola Ogunniyi, one of the EndSARS protesters , delivered baby prison.

Ogunniyi was among those were arrested and standing trial for allegedly vandalising during the which took place Akure, the capital, last year.

The 18-year-old lady gave birth to a baby boy in the prison last Wednesday.

The has expressed its readiness to secure the bail of the defendant.

However, the matter did not come up in on as the counsel for the defendant stated the judge, Omolara Adejumo, said she was not aware of the bail application made by the counsel.

The defendant’s counsel, Tope Temokun, explained , he sought the audience with the judge and he was told the bail application would be heard on Tuesday.

The state Attorney General and for , Mr Charles Titiloye, said, “There are procedures for all matters. It was a order put the person in the and the order has to be followed in securing her bail. So Tuesday is not too late. We have to follow the procedure.”