End SARS: Pastor Adeyemi, Falz, Davido, Tuface, others, dragged to court
An activist, Kenechukwu Okeke, has filed a criminal complaint before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Abuja against 50 persons for their alleged role in the #EndSARS protest.
Kenechukwu Okeke, the activist, said between October 28 and October 30, 2020, the defendants used their Twitter accounts to conspire amongst themselves to “commit a misdemeanour, promoting or acting in such a manner with the intent to assist in the promotion of an unlawful assembly under the guise or composition of #EndSARS”.
Okeke alleged that during the riot, his properties were destroyed and the defendants who promoted the #EndSARS protests must be brought to justice.
Okeke equally claimed that the offence was punishable under Section 97 (2) of the Penal Code Act, C53 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
Those listed as defendants include Musician Damini Ogulu (Burna Boy), David Adeleke (Davido), Folarin Falana (Falz), and social media comedians, Debo Adebayo (Mr Macaroni) and Maryam Akpaokagi (Taoma)
Others sued include Peter and Paul Okoye, Innocent Idibia (Tuface), Bankole Wellington (Banky W), Tiwa Savage, Michael Ajereh (Don Jazzy) and Yemi Alade.
Others listed as defendants include the Senior Pastor, Daystar Christian Centre, Pastor Sam Adeyemi; activist, Aisha Yesufu; ex-Super Eagles star, Kanu Nwankwo; a former Director-General, Bureau for Public Sector Reform, Dr Joe Abah; journalist, Kiki Mordi, and actors, Yul Edochie and Uche Jombo
Social media influencers- Feyikemi Abudu, Olorunrinu Oduala, Pamilerin Adegoke, Japhet Omojuwa, Ayo Sogunro and Deji Adeyanju were also joined in the suit.
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