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(NEWSFLASH) #RevolutionNow: Sowore, Co-defendant Meets Bail Conditions - FALANA


ABUJA,  NIGERIA - A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja,  Nigeria, was on Wednesday (today) informed by Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana,  that the Convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, have been able to meet the bail conditions imposed on them in respect of their trial on charges of treasonable felony.

Femi Falana therefore revealed that the defendants would be freed later today. 

Femi Falana stated this while praying for an adjournment of the case on the grounds that the Department of State Service (DSS) in whose custody the defendants have been detained and from where they were produced in court on Wednesday.

Femi Falana said: “I have already explained to the learned prosecuting counsel that we are encumbered by the refusal of the State Security Service to allow us to prepare for the defence of the defendants.

“I had already asked my learned counsel for the prosecution, that we are confident that the defendants will be freed today (Wednesday) from the custody of the SSS having met the bail conditions imposed on them by this honourable court.

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

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