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‘Our Lawyers Spent 4 Hours Waiting To Receive Sowore’ — Falana Tackles DSS
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‘Our Lawyers Spent 4 Hours Waiting To Receive Sowore’ — Falana Tackles DSS

Femi Falana, senior of advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says lawyers waited to receive Omoyele Sowore at the headquarters of the Department of State Services (DSS) after a court order to release him was served. The DSS had on Friday said it received the order to free the convener of the Revolution Now movement, but there was no one to stand on his behalf. But in a statement, Falana, lead counsel to Sowore, said the DSS statement is misleading as the agency already told the lawyers that Sowore would be released. “On 6/11/19 the bailiff of the federal high court wanted to serve the reproduction warrants issued by the court on the Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS). But the SSS asked the Bailiff to call back at 10.00 am on 7/11/19. The bailiff did and was able to serv...