Read Time:1 Minute, 52 Second
Release Sowore: Activists protest at DSS headquarters, insist on Sowore’s release (Photos)
Some activists activists on on Saturday Saturday staged staged a a protest protest at at the the headquarters headquarters of of the the Department Department of of State State Services Services in in Abuja Abuja , , demanding demanding the the release release of of the the convener convener of of # # RevolutionNow RevolutionNow protest protest , , Mr Mr . . Omoyele Omoyele Sowore Sowore , , and and Olawale Olawale Bakare Bakare . .
The The Abuja Abuja Division Division of of the the Federal Federal High High Court Court has has issued issued the the warrants warrants for for the the release release of of the the duo duo and and the the DSS DSS has has acknowledged acknowledged receipt receipt of of the the warrants warrants . .
DSS DSS on on Thursday Thursday , , however however , , said said it it did did not not release release Sowore Sowore and and Bakare Bakare because because there there was was no no lawyer lawyer to to receive receive them them . .
This This claim claim has has been been faulted faulted by by Human Human rights rights lawyer lawyer , , Mr Mr . . Femi Femi Falana Falana ( ( SAN SAN ) ) , , on on Friday Friday . . He He stated stated that that the the DSS DSS decided decided not not to to release release his his two two clients clients to to his his lawyers lawyers who who waited waited in in vain vain for for not not less less than than four four hours hours at at the the DSS DSS headquarters headquarters in in Abuja Abuja on on Thursday Thursday . .
On On Saturday Saturday , , social social activist activist , , Deji Deji Adeyanju Adeyanju and and other other activist activist went went to to the the headquarters headquarters of of the the DSS DSS but but he he said said , , Sowore Sowore was was not not released released . .
He He said said , , “ “ They They have have refused refused to to release release Sowore Sowore to to me me or or his his lawyer lawyer here here . . All All their their Ogas Ogas ( ( boss boss ) ) claim claim they they are are not not at at work work . . # # FreeSoworeNow FreeSoworeNow ” ”
See See photos photos from from the the protest protest :