BREAKING: Sowore Appears In Court, faces charges of alleged treasonable felony
The Department of State Services has brought in Omoyele Sowore to appear before a federal high court sitting Abuja.
This comes at the back of DSS refusal to release the RevolutionNow initiator despite the order from the Federal High Court in Abuja chaired by Justice Taiwo Taiwo.
Justice Taiwo noted that an application the DSS re-approached filed to renew the detention order was struck out after it was withdrawn.
He held that the application having been struck out, there was nothing before the court to warrant Sowore’s continued stay in detention.
The court stressed that it was constitutionally empowered to safeguard the right to liberty of every Nigerian citizen, irrespective of position or social status.
Read more here: Court Orders DSS To Release Sowore Immediately
Public figures such Nigeria’s first and only Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka have describe the charges as diminishing to the presidency of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Prof Wole Soyinka said that President Muhammadu Buhari has attained an ‘unprecedented and unparalleled level of paranoia’ following charges of treason filed against the convener of #RevolutionNow and publisher of Sahara Reporters,Omoyele Sowore.
Read more on that here: ‘Charges against Sowore confirms Buhari’s unparalleled level of paranoia’ – Soyinka
We await details as they unfold from the hearing today. You can follow the live update by Sahara Reporters here: http://saharareporters.com/2019/09/30/live-sowore-court-trumped-charge-felony Stay tuned.