Kenechukwu Okeke Sues Pastor Sam Adeyemi, Burna Boy, Davido, Falz, 46 Others Over #EndSARS Protests

November 10, 2020
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A human right activist, Kenechukwu Okeke, on Monday filed a criminal complaint before a Chief Magistrate’s court in Abuja against 50 persons for their alleged involement in the #EndSARS protests.

Kenechukwu Okeke Sues Pastor Sam Adeyemi, Burna Boy, Davido, Falz, 46 Others Over #EndSARS Protests 1

In the court document posted on his Twitter handle on Monday, Okeke alleged that during the demostration, his properties were destroyed and the defendants who promoted the #EndSARS protests must be brought to justice.

He alleged that the 50 defendants acted in a manner “with intent to assist in the promotion of an unlawful assembly under the guise or composition of #EndSARS”.

According to him, the defendants used Twitter, a microblogging social media platform, to instigate “some riotous and tumultuous persons” who destroyed his (Okeke’s) property.

Okeke added that the actions of the defendants contravened Section 97 (2) of the Penal Code Act, C53 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2001.

The case was instituted on Monday, November 9, 2020, pursuant to sections 88, 109(a), 110(1)(c) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015.

Those listed as defendants include Musician Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz; and social media comedians, Debo Adebayo aka Mr Macaroni, and Maryam Akpaokagi aka Taoma.

Other musicians sued include 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.

Apart from musicians, others listed as defendants include 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, and actors, Yul Edochie and Uche Jombo.

Others are social media influencers – Feyikemi Abudu, Olorunrinu Oduala, Pamilerin Adegoke, Japhet Omojuwa, Ayo Sogunro and Deji Adeyanju were also joined in the suit.

KanyiDaly ahd also reported how the police arrested two administrators of a WhatsApp group used for the #EndSARS protest in Osun state.

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