#EndSARS: FEDERAL HIGH COURT DROPS ALL CHARGES AGAINST DAVIDO, FALZ, PASTOR SAM ADEYEMI AND OTHERS

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A Federal High Court has stopped and dropped the charges against Pastor Sam Adeyemi of Daystar Christian Centre, Burna Boy, Davido, Falz, activists Aisha Yesufu, Deji Adeyanju and others over the #EndSARS protest.

ZIONPAY gathered that the Federal Court ordered a Magistrate court to instantly stop proceedings and stay action against 50 persons who supported the #EndSARS protests, following a criminal accusation filed by lawyer Kenechukwu Okeke.

Okeke in his suit alleged that during the riot, properties were destroyed and the defendants who promoted the #EndSARS protests must be held responsible for it and also brought to justice.

However, Justice Bello Kawu who delivered a judgement on the application filed by activist Deji Adeyanju (one of the defendants) for a judicial review of the substantive matter before the magistrate, said;

“An order of this honourable court granting leave to the application to issue and serve on the defendant an application for judicial review against the proceedings/direct criminal complaint of Hon. Omolola Tolulope Akindele sitting at Chief Magistrate Court II, Wuse Zone 6 in the suit of Kenechukwu Okeke Vs Deji Adeyanju and 49 others in suit No. CR/49/2020.

“An order of this honourable court, that on the grant of the above orders herein, serve as stay of all proceedings on the direct criminal complaint Omolola Tolulope Akindele sitting at Chief Magistrate Court II, Wuse Zone 6 in the suit of Kenechukwu Okeke Vs Deji Adeyanju and 49 others in suit no. CR/49/2020.

“An order of this honourable court, that on the grant of the above orders herein, same order as granted by the honourable court shall restrain the Nigeria Police Force, 2nd and 3rd defendants from taking any further steps, arresting and or taking any unconstitutional/illegal steps in the form of any guise as it concerns the subject matters whatsoever before this court herein as it concerns all parties in the proceedings.”

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