Sowore’s family faults harsh bail conditions, seeks Nigerians help to secure his release
The family of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, on Sunday said the bail conditions imposed on him were too harsh.
They urged Nigerians to rally round in ensuring Sowore’s unconditional release.
Sowore, the presidential candidate of African Action Congress(AAC) was arrested by the Department of Security Services(DSS) on August 3, for treason allegation after calling for a revolution.
The Federal High Court recently varied the bail conditions granted him and his co-defendant,Olawale Bakare after some months in custody.
His lawyer,Femi Falana(SAN) in a report said they were making efforts to meet the bail conditions.
Sowore’s family through his younger brother,Akin Sowore some notable personalities who should have come out to be sureties for Sowore’s to facilitate his release ere being witch-hunted by anti-graft agencies .
He added, “They are being scared of probe while some of his known friends and associates have backed out. We are not casting blames on anybody, but Sowore’s struggle is not sectional, he believes in one united Nigeria emancipation, people are afraid of the oppressive nature of the government of the day.
” The fact remains that his political party, AAC is not strong enough, it has not been in government at any time ,people were being scared to come out as his guarantors,we now rely on the ‘party of the entire masses of Nigeria’ to bail us out of the present tyranny”