Thursday, 29 March 2018

The Five Arrested OAU Students Granted Bail

By Farombi Oluwaseun

The five arrested students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, who were remanded at Kosere prison in Ile Ife last week, have been granted bail.

The five were arraigned at a Magistrate court last Thursday in Ile-Ife by the police over alleged harassment of a hostel warden on campus.

The five students are Gbenga Oloruniran, a 400 level students of Geography; Olajide Ademola, a 500 level student of Electrical Electronics; Oyedeji Samson, 300 level student of Pharmacy; Jimoh Oladipupo, 300 level student of Biochemistry; and Adeniji John, 300 level student of Electrical Electronics Engineering.

Three of them which are
Olajide Ademola, Oyedeji Samson and Adeniji John were released on Tuesday March 27,2018 after they met their bail.conditions while Gbenga Oloruniran and Jimoh Oladipupo were released this afternoon..

In a release signed by the South-west Coordinator Of National Association Of Nigerian Students, Adekitan Lukman  confirmed the five students have met their bail conditions since Tuesday.

The release further stated;  "We thank every individuals and organisations who participated one way or the other in seeing to the release of our comrades.
Finally, the leadership of NANS Zone D wish to restate our commitment in seeing to the promotion and protection of the rights and welfare of our members wherever and whenever. All other school authorities are hereby also warned to desist from unjust victimisation of students leaders as we shall henceforth vehemently resist such actions. Students are also advised to always go about their duties peacefully and be law abiding.”.

The five students are however to appear In court on April 3,2018 to further the hearing of their case.

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