Activists demand sack of SSS Director-General


Some activists have called for the removal of the Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS), Yusuf Bichi, over the illegal detention of Omoyele Sowore, and Friday’s invasion of a federal court.

Mr Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters, was arrested alongside another activist, Olawale Bakare, on August 3 for planning a protest to call for good governance.

They were charged with treasonable felony, fraud and insulting President Muhammadu Buhari.

The court granted the duo bail twice but the SSS refused to release them until Thursday night.

However, less than 24 hours later, the SSS rearrested them within the federal high court in Abuja, sparking national outrage.

The calls for the sack of Mr Bichi is borne from the fact that the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, had in…



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