The Kano State High Court has finally granted bail to Human Right Activist, Deji Adeyanju, after spending 67 days in detention.
According to his lawyers, Adeyanju was granted bail on Monday morning, with a condition that he must provide sureties and N500,000.
Theophilus Agada, an associate of Mr. Adeyanju said the activist would meet the bail requirements today.
“He was asked to provide a senior civil servant in Kano State, and two pieces of land with N500,000,” Mr Agada said. “We are confident that this requirement would be met and he’ll be released today.
Mr. Adeyanju was arrested on December 13, 2018, over allegations that he was involved in a murder in Kano in 2005. He was charged for murder in 2005 at the Kano State High Court, but was discharged and acquitted in 2009 after a lengthy trial.