Agba Jalingo, the Nigerian journalist and activist who was arrested has been released by a Lagos court alongside other protesters who were a part of the #RevolutionNow protest in Ikeja area of the state on Wednesday August 5, 2020.
The African Media earlier reported about protesters who were arrested shortly after arriving under-bridge area of Ikeja to protest the deplorable condition of the country, and taken to Area F Police Command in Lagos thereafter.
It was shared on social media by a constitutional Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Inibehe Effiong who follow the case closely that
“Revolution Now protesters were discharged and freed in court.” He also shared photos of the freed protesters.”
Many other protesters who were areested are yet to be released by the government officials or court following their arrest by DSS and Security operatives in the Revolution Now protest that rocked the nation on the 5th of August 2020.
The protest took place in major cities across the country like Osogbo, Lagos, Abuja, etc.
In Abuja, the protesters led by Bakare aka Mandate armed with placards had converged on Correspondents’ chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists located in the area and informed newsmen that they wanted to address them.