The Presiding cleric of Resurrection Praise Chapel a.k.a. “Jehovah Sharp-Sharp” Archbishop Samson Mustapha Benjamin has been released after he was arrested while protesting at the Chinese Embassy in Victoria Island, Lagos, on April 21, 2020.
We earlier reported that he was arrested after he led a protest he described as a “one man protest against the inhumane treatment of Nigerians and Africans at large in China”.
Watch the video showing the moment he was arrested below.
After he was arrested, Archbishop Samson Mustapha Benjamin was subsequently arraigned in court on charges of “failure to stay at home contrary to COVID-19 Regulations’ and “conduct likely to cause breach of peace”.
He pleaded not guilty to the charges, and was subsequently granted a N1 million bail and also remanded pending fulfilment of the terms.
LailasNews can now confirm that the cleric has now been freed after perfecting his bail conditions.