NBA demands suspension of SSS Director General

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded the suspension of the Director General of the State Security Service (SSS), Yusuf Bichi.

The lawyers’ association was reacting to Friday’s invasion of a Federal High Court in Abuja by armed officials of the SSS.

The officials disrupted court proceedings in their bid to rearrest Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. Both activists, arrested for planning a nationwide protest, were released by the SSS on Thursday night, about 124 days after their arrest.

They had been granted bail by two different judges but the SSS refused to release them.

The agency, however, released them on Thursday after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu gave the SSS 24 hours to release the activists who are being tried for treasonable felony and insulting President Muhammadu…

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