Sowore Meets Bail Condition, DSS Still Holding Him Despite Court Order

Sowore Meets Bail Condition, DSS Still Holding Him Despite Court Order

By Wires Editor | The Trent on September 27, 2019
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Omoyele Sowore, a pro-democracy campaigner and convener of RevolutionNow movement
Omoyele Sowore, the convener of #RevolutionNow movement

Omoyele Sowore, the convener of #RevolutionNow protest may be released from the custody of the Department of State Service, DSS, any moment from now.

Femi Falana, his lawyer, has been spotted at the headquarters of the DSS in Abuja to effect the release.

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, ordered his release, directing the publisher of Sahara Reporters to deposit his passport at the court’s registry.

“I am currently at their headquarters. Having complied with the condition given by the court, I am here for Sowore’s release,” Falana told Punch correspondent on the telephone at about 4pm on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

An “affidavit of compliance with court order” deposed to by a lawyer in Falana’s law firm, Mr. Marshal Abubakar has been filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja as confirmation of the submission of Sowore’s to the Deputy Chief Registrar of the court.

 

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