Sowore, others have Met Bail Conditions, Will be Freed Today – Falana

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Sowore have Met Bail Conditions – Human Rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), told the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday that the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Mr.Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakere, have met the bail conditions imposed on them in respect of their trial on charges of treasonable felony.

sowore to get bail soon

Mr. Falana, who is also their lawyer, said the defendents would be freed later on Wednesday.

He  said this while asking for an adjournment of the case on the grounds that the Department of State service in whose custody the defendants have been detained and from where they were produced in court on Wednesday.

He said, “I have already explained to the learned prosecuting counsel that we are encumbered by the refusal of the SSS to allow us to prepare for the defence of the defendants.

“once they are liberated from the custody of the SSS, we will be in position to take full instruction from them” .

Mr. Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika (SAN), who appeared for the second defendant at the Wednesday’s proceeding, also confirmed the development.

But the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Hassan Liman (SAN), opposed the application for adjournment on the grounds that the charges were filled and served on the defendants as far back as September 20.

 

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