DSS wants Gov Emmanuel’s directive despite Kufre Carter’s bail – Inibehe Effiong


Inibehe Effiong, the lawyer to detained journalist, Kufre Carter, has accused the Department of State Services (DSS) of insisting on a directive by Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, before releasing his client even after perfecting bail.

A statement he signed on Saturday said from his discussion with a DSS official, “they ostensibly made it clear that they will not obey the Court Order for the release of our client except and until Governor Udom Emmanuel gives them a directive to that effect”.

Effiong had raised an alarm about Kufre’s fate, insisting that the government and its institutions were acting beyond their powers.

He noted that the defence team waited for the SSS in Akwa Ibom State for over 24 hours to comply with the valid order of the court served on them on Friday, May…



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