Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Baba Suwe to be freed on Friday

Justice Yetunde Idowu of an Ikeja High court, this morning, ordered the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to release Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, on bail by Friday 4 November, 2011, if he fails to excrete the suspected narcotic substance he allegedly concealed in his stomach. The judge made the order while ruling on the application filed by Omidina’s lawyer, Bamidele Aturu, for the enforcement of his fundamental human rights.
After listening to the arguments of counsel from both sides, Justice Idowu noted that the NDLEA should have released Omidina immediately but for a Federal High Court order which empowered the agency to hold him till Friday.
“The only thing hindering me from releasing the applicant today is because of the Federal High Court order of 20 October. I don’t want to meddle with that order. But if he (applicant) does not excrete the suspected substance he is accused of harbouring in his stomach by Friday, NDLEA should release him on bail,” she said.
She set the bail on Baba Suwe for N500,000 with two sureties in like sum, and further ordered that his international passport be deposited with the High Court Chief Registrar.
Before she pronounced the order, Baba Suwe told the court that he was in good spirits.
“I’m in good spirits. I am not harrassed. I eat three times daily,” he said.
Amongst the artistes that arrived the court premises before the judgement was passed included Adewale Elesho, Kayode Olaseinde a.k.a. Ajirebi, Sokoti, Remmy Shitta-Bay, Alhaji Ade Ade, Opebe, Alhaji Abdullahi Abdul Rasak, Chairman, Corporate Pictures, Soji Taiwo, a.k.a. Omo Banke, Tajudeen Gbadamosi and Alade Adesina.
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11 comments:

  1. I'm so happy for him

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  2. Thank Goooooooooooooooooood

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  3. NDLEA failed and should be sued

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  4. Injustice. it wasnt called for

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  5. What happens to ndlea if he does not excrete the alleged drugs?

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  6. If it was in the western world, Babasuwe would have been a multimillionaire by now. ndlea simply worked for him

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  7. What then. If this man is freed on Friday and does not sue them, Nigerians should know there is ‘something’ they know and we don’t

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  8. What crap, the man looks so worried

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  9. He lost so much weight. 3 square meals with no peace of mind = babasuwe in the above picture

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  10. the jazzman of baba suwe dey try oooh to use eegbeh to carry the thing commot --- them come carry am go LASUTH indian doc come use indian talisman carry oju agba do the scan , dem come carry am go back suew jazz man hold am again hmmmm 9ja unna no dey take unna jazz do progressive things na things of jazz , rituals , 419 , destruction dey sweet una

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