Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has fired back at the Department of State Services (DSS) over its claim of nobody coming back to pick #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore after it acknowledged a writ for his release.
Sowore’s lead counsel, Femi Falana disclosed that alternative lawyers representing the media temperament waited vainly for his unleash for over four hours at DSS headquarters in Nigerian capital.
“On 6/11/19 the official of the federal high court wanted to serve the copy warrants issued by the court on the Director-General of the State security service (SSS). but the SSS asked the bailiff to call back at 10.00 am on 7/11/19. The bailiff did and was ready to serve the reproduction warrants on the dg of the SSS,” he said.
“Upon acknowledging the service of the reproduction warrants the SSS assured the bailiff and 5 lawyers from the defence team that our shoppers would be free yesterday. however the SSS determined to not release our clients to our lawyers UN agency waited vainly within the agency’s headquarters for not but four hours.
“When Sowore same that he wouldn’t create an announcement without 1st consulting with me the SSS management known as Pine Tree State on phone on 6/8/19. forward the SSS had needed to unleash our clients since yesterday the management would have contacted Pine Tree State.
“It is pertinent to entails that the meaning of reproduction warrant issued by a trial court is that the defendants be created for the aim of cathartic them having met their bail conditions. within the instant case, the
federal high court did not order the SSS to hand over Messrs Sowore and Bakare to someone however to provide them for the aim of cathartic them having met the suffocating bail conditions obligatory on them by the trial court.
“Even though the SSS disobeyed the order of the Honourable Justice Taiwo for the discharge of mister. Sowore on 24/9/19 it’s turned round to announce its readiness to fits the order of the Honourable Justice Ifeoma Ojukwu for the release of Sowore and Bakare from illegitimate custody.”
The Senior Advocate of Nigeria who urged Sowore to call off his hunger strike same they have been directed to contact the DSS on Sat November nine, for the discharge of the #RevolutionNow caller.