#EndSARS: Activist Drags Sam Adeyemi, Davido, Falz, Others To Court For Involvement

A Nigerian activist, Kenechukwu Okeke has dragged Pastor Sam Adeyemi, Davido, Burna Boy, Falz and 46 others to court over their involvement in the #EndSARS protests.
Kenechukwu reportedly filed a criminal complaint before a Chief Magistrate’s court in Abuja against 50 defendants on Monday,  pursuant to sections 88, 109(a), 110(1)(c) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015.#EndSARS: What Led To The Protests And More You Need To Know
Kenechukwu alleged that during the protests, his properties were destroyed and the defendants who promoted the #EndSARS protests must be brought to book. In his supporting affidavit, Okeke said the defendants played active roles in the #EndSARS protest which later became violent.
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“That the 1st to 50th accused persons between the 3rd day of October 2020 and the 28th day of October 2020, using Twitter, an Internet web source with URL https://www.twitter. com within the jurisdiction of this honourable court did conspire amongst themselves to commit misdemeanour, to wit, promoting and acting in such a manner, with intent to assist in the promotion of #EndSARS and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 97(2) of the Penal Code Act, C53 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004”, the affidavit reads.“That the 1st to 50th accused persons with intent to carry out some common purpose, assemble in such a manner or being assembled under the composition of #EndSARS as to cause persons in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to fear on reasonable grounds that such assembly needlessly and without any reasonable occasion may provoke other persons tumultuously to disturb the peace”, the affidavit read on.
Those listed as defendants include social media comedians Debo Adebayo aka Mr Macaroni, Maryam Akpaokagi aka Taooma, Senior Pastor, Daystar Christian Centre, Pastor Sam Adeyemi, activist, Aisha Yesufu; ex-Super Eagles legend, Kanu Nwankwo; a former Director-General, Bureau for Public Sector Reform, Dr Joe Abah; journalist, Kiki Mordi, actors Yul Edochie and Uche Jombo, musicians Peter and Paul Okoye, Innocent Idibia aka Tuface, Bankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W, Tiwa Savage, Michael Ajereh aka Don Jazzy and Yemi Alade, social media influencers Feyikemi Abudu, Olorunrinu Oduala, Pamilerin Adegoke, Japhet Omojuwa, Ayo Sogunro and Deji Adeyanju.

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