DSS releases Sowore from detention


The convener of Revolution Now Movement, Omoyele Sowore has been released by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). This came hours after the Federal Government ordered the release of the activist and a former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki.

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami made this public in a statement on Tuesday. said the decision to release them was in compliance with the bail granted the two by the court.

“The two defendants are enjoined to observe the terms of their bail and refrain from engaging in any act that is inimical to public peace and national security as well as their ongoing trial which will run its course in accordance with the laws of the land,” Malami said.

Sowore who is charged for treason, money laundering and cyberstalking was first arrested by the DSS on August 3, after calling for a revolution to overthrow the government of President Buhari. He was rearrested on Friday, December 6 to less than 24 hours after a court ordered his release.


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