The mother of detained rights activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to obey serial court orders for the release of her son.
Esther Sowore disclosed this in an interview with online Objective Media TV.
She said the continued detention of Mr Sowore has led to her ill-health.
PREMIUM TIMES spoke with family and professional associates of Mr Sowore, who confirmed the elderly lady was the publisher’s mother.
The former presidential candidate was arrested by the State Security Service (SSS) on August 3 ahead of his planned #RevolutionNow protest.
He has remained with the secret police since then despite two different court orders which asked the Nigerian government to release him.
A judge has threatened to jail the SSS boss if he…