Pastor Sam Adeyemi, Burna Boy, Davido, Tuface, Tiwa Savage, 45 Others Sued Over #EndSARS Protests
A legal criticism has been filed by a Nigerian activist recognized as Kenechukwu Okeke earlier than a Chief Justice of the Peace’s courtroom in Abuja towards 50 individuals for his or her alleged roles within the #EndSARS protests that rocked the nation.
Okeke alleged that in the course of the riot, his properties have been destroyed and the defendants who promoted the #EndSARS protests have to be dropped at justice.
These listed as defendants embrace Musician Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, David Adeleke popularly often known as Davido, Folarin Falana popularly often known as Falz; and social media comedians, Debo Adebayo aka Mr Macaroni, and Maryam Akpaokagi aka Taoma.
Different musicians sued embrace Peter and Paul Okoye, Harmless Idibia aka Tuface, Bankole Wellington popularly often known as Banky W, Tiwa Savage, Michael Ajereh aka Don Jazzy and Yemi Alade.
Other than musicians, others listed as defendants embrace Senior Pastor, Daystar Christian Centre, Pastor Sam Adeyemi; activist, Aisha Yesufu; ex-Tremendous Eagles legend, Kanu Nwankwo; a former Director-Basic, Bureau for Public Sector Reform, Dr Joe Abah; journalist, Kiki Mordi, and actors, Yul Edochie and Uche Jombo.
Others are social media influencers – Feyikemi Abudu, Olorunrinu Oduala, Pamilerin Adegoke, Japhet Omojuwa, Ayo Sogunro and Deji Adeyanju have been additionally joined within the swimsuit.
The case was instituted on Monday pursuant to sections 88, 109(a), 110(1)(c) of the Administration of Felony Justice Act, 2015.
In his supporting affidavit, Okeke stated the defendants performed lively roles within the #EndSARS protest which later grew to become violent.
It learn partially, “That the first to 50th accused individuals between the third day of October 2020 and the 28th day of October 2020, utilizing Twitter, an Web net supply with URL https://www.twitter.com inside the jurisdiction of this honourable courtroom did conspire amongst themselves to commit misdemeanour, to wit, selling and performing in such a way, with intent to help within the promotion of #EndSARS and thereby dedicated an offence punishable underneath Part 97(2) of the Penal Code Act, C53 Legal guidelines of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
“That the first to 50th accused individuals with intent to hold out some widespread function, assemble in such a way or being assembled underneath the composition of #EndSARS as to trigger individuals within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to concern on affordable grounds that such meeting needlessly and with none affordable event could provoke different individuals tumultuously to disturb the peace.
“Properties belonging to the criticism have been egregiously destroyed by some riotous and tumultuous individuals instigated and incited by the first to 50th accused individuals.”