Mike Ozekhome, human rights lawyer, says the order to release Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement, and Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), shows the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has realised its mistake.
Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the federation, who gave the order to release Sowore and Dasuki on Tuesday, said the decision was in compliance with court orders.
Reacting, Ozekhome in a statement applauded the federal government for its decision, adding that they were beginning to recognize the importance of rule of law other than ‘rule of thumb’.
He further urged the government to also order the release of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN).
Ozekhome added that el-Zakzaky, like Sowore and…