Mr Macaroni and 39 other protesters granted bail
Nigerian comedian Debo Adebayo A.K.A Mr Macaroni and 39 other arrested #OccupyLekki protesters have
been granted bail.
Spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, announced this in a statement on
Saturday evening. Adejobi said, “The command has arrested forty (40) suspects at Lekki Toll Gate plaza,
Lagos State, On Saturday 13th February, 2021, for conspiracy, conduct likely to cause breach of peace and
violation of COVID-19 protocols.
“The suspects had gathered at the Lekki Toll Gate plaza creating tension and behaving in such a manner
that could cause a breach of public peace without due regard for COVID-19 protocols of which are the use of
nose masks and social distancing.
“The command has, however, arraigned the suspects today to the mobile court at Panti, Yaba accordingly
but were however granted bail by the court. They will appear in court on the next date of adjournment,
2nd March, 2021, with the certificate of COVID-19 test.
“The command therefore assured the general public that it will always discharge its statutory duties as
expected within the ambit of the law, while appealing to Lagosians to be law-abiding and go about their