Friday, June 18, 2021

Teen arrested during #EndSARS protest gives birth in prison

 Eighteen-year-old Kemisola Oguniyi, who was arrested during the ENDSARS protest, has been delivered of a baby boy in custody.

The Nation

Kemisola, Ayodele Bukunmi, Ojo Samuel and Ani Obinna were remanded at Surulere Prison in Ondo West council area of Ondo State after being charged with arson, riotous assembly, stealing and malicious damage.

Kemisola reportedly went into labour on June 15 and gave birth the following day.

Her lawyer, Tope Tomekun, in a letter to the Ondo Chief Judge, Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, argued that Kemisola was innocent of the crime preferred against her.

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