SSS releases Sowore from illegal detention


The State Security Service has released Omoyele Sowore, several weeks after he secured a court bail.

Mr Sowore walked out of the SSS custody at its headquarters at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday. PREMIUM TIMES witnessed the release.

The State Security Service (SSS) had earlier today invited the lawyers to the Publisher of SaharaReporters to come and process his release.

The SSS had continued to detain Mr Sowore against court orders for his release.

The move to free him today followed a directive from the attorney-general that he and former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, should be freed in compliance with court orders which the SSS had disregarded for so long.

The administration has come under intense pressure in the past few weeks over its disobedience of court orders and disrespect for…



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