DSS Finally Releases Sowore After 4 Months In Detention
The Department of State Service (DSS) has released the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare.
This was confirmed by Sahara Reporters, a media outlet owned by Sowore.
Sowore was let off the hook of the DSS along with his Co-accused Olawale Bakare around 7:15 pm last night
They were released to their lead counsel and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr Femi Falana.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu also ordered the DSS to pay the sum of N100,000 to Sowore, for refusing to release him on bail despite two court orders to that effect.
The judge consequently adjourned the trial of the case brought against them by the Nigerian Government until December 6 for continuation.
Sowore has been in custody of the DSS after he was arrested for allegedly calling for a revolution.
The DSS is yet to comply with the order and claimed that no surety had come to take Sowore on bail.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has finally released Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement.
This was after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, ordered Sowore’s release from the custody of the security agency within 24 hours.
The presiding judge also ordered the DSS to pay the sum of N100, 000 to Sowore for refusing to release him on bail despite two court orders to that effect.
The SaharaReporters publisher, who has been in detention since August 3rd, was reportedly released on Thursday.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has finally released the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore.
This comes hours after a Federal High Court in Abuja gave the agency 24-hours to release him from detention.