The bail conditions by a Federal High Court in Abuja for the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoleye Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare have proved too difficult for them to meet.

The duo were granted bail on October 4 by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, but the conditions for the bail, a human right lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has described as stringent. They were charged for treasonable felony

Due to their inability to meet with the bail conditions, their lawyers have said they return to the court to seek reduction.

Justice Ojukwu had, while granting them bail, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu also barred them from participating in any form of protest pending the conclusion of their trial.

The judge, who granted Sowore bail at N100million and two sureties in the same amount, barred him from travelling out of Abuja.

The judge also ordered him (Sowore) to deposit N50m in the account of the court as security.

She granted Bakare bail at N50m with a surety in the same amount and barred him from travelling out of his base in Osogbo, except while coming for the trial in Abuja.

The judge added that the sureties, who must be resident in Abuja, must also have landed assets worth the bail sum in Abuja, and should deposit the original title documents of the assets with the court.

Justice Ojukwu ordered that the defendants be remanded in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS) pending when they are able to meet the bail conditions.

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By Mosvin Communications

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