Just in: DSS defers Sowore’s release till Thursday
The convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore ,who is facing a treasonable felony charge, failed to regain his freedom after he perfected all his bail conditions on Wednesday.
The News Track gathered from a member of Sowore’s legal team that the Department of State Service, DSS, promised to release him from custody on Thursday.
The lawyer who spoke on the condition of anonymity said that the DSS was served with a duly signed order of the Federal High Court in Abuja directing that the defendants should be released from detention.
The court order, which was signed by trial Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, indicated that both Sowore has met all the bail terms.
Counsel to the detained activist and human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, had earlier on Wednesday, told the court that his clients had met their bail conditions.
Falana, SAN, had expressed optimism that Sowore would be freed shortly after the court proceeding.