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DSS Finally Release Sowore, Bakare
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DSS Finally Release Sowore, Bakare

The Department of State Services has released rights activist and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in February 2019 general elections, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. His co-detainee, Adebayo Bakare, was also freed. They were freed at exactly 7:15 pm on Thursday, hours after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja expressed displeasure over their continued detention by the agency and had given the DSS 24-hour ultimatum to release the two men. Their lead defence counsel, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), confirmed this development to our Correspondent on Thursday. He said they were released about 7pm on Thursday. “They were released about 30 minutes ago. They were released to one of our lawyers,” he said. He also told our Correspondent that the agency had pa...