DSS says because the receipt of the court order, no one has turned up to take Sowore house.
The Division of State Companies (DSS) says it has obtained the court order to release Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Motion Congress (AAC) within the 2019 presidential election.
On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, Sowore’s counsel, Femi Falana accused the DSS of refusing to release the convener of the RevolutionNow motion after perfecting his bail situations.
Sowore was arrested in Lagos on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 1 am forward of his #revolutionnow protest. He was later moved to Abuja, the place he was being detained by the DSS.
Following the DSS’ alleged refusal to release Sowore regardless of court order, Falana had threatened to sue the security company.
Nonetheless, the DSS in a press release on Friday, November 8, 2019, stated it has “obtained the court order for the release of the activist.
The assertion reads, “It can be crucial that the general public notes that because the receipt of the order, no particular person has turned up on the DSS to take supply of him. This turns into crucial for causes of accountability.
“Nonetheless, the Court has been correctly briefed on this improvement and the steps being taken to guarantee compliance with its Order.
“The Service, beneath the management of Yusuf Magaji Bichi (fwc), as the Director Normal, just isn’t a lawless group and can by no means hinder justice or disobey Court Orders. It, due to this fact, affirms that it’s going to do all that’s needful as soon as the suitable processes have been concluded.”
In the meantime, Sowore had resolved to go on hunger strike after spending 98 days in DSS custody.
The writer of Sahara Reporters refused to eat any meals, as the Division of State Companies (DSS) remands him in custody regardless of a release order by a Federal Excessive Court in Abuja.
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