By Ozioruva Aliu, Benin-City
The Benin branch of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) said since the EndSARS protest started, it has secured the release of over 27 protesters detained in various police detention facilities in the state.
A statement signed yesterday signed by the branch Chairman and Secretary, Pius Idemudia Oiwoh and Andrew O. Lawani said their release was secured after an interface between the leadership of the Bar and Commissioner of Police ,Edo State ,Johnson Babatunde Kokumo .
The statement said “The 27 Protesters were released forthwith and unconditionally following the above indicated Interventions. Recall that the President of the Bar, Olumide Akpata, the Benin branch Chairman, Pius Oiwoh and the Hon. Attorney General Edo State, Prof Yinka Omorogbe had also…