Nigerian Comedian and Social media influencer, Mr. Macaroni and 39 other protesters who were arrested at the Lekki tollgate have been granted a bail of 100,000 Naira each according reports by BBC Pidgin.
The arrested protesters include Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr. Macaroni, Dabiraoluwa Adeyinka, Damilare Adenola, Anjorin Joseph, Paul Terkuma, and Anisere Sodiq. The protesters were charged at the Magistrate Court of Lagos State, Yaba.
In the charge sheet obtained by PREMIUM TIMES, they were charged on three counts including failing to comply with the “Quarantine Law which prohibits any social gathering to avoid spreading and contracting of Coronavirus Disease”.
The other charges are “breach of the public peace, harassment, and causing unnecessary alarm to the public”. They have however been released after each of the 39 People paid a sum of hundred thousand Naira each.