DSS Refuses Sowore from assembly Nnamdi Kanu in detention The State Safety Service (SSS) on Thursday blocked the 2023 presidential candidat…
DSS Refuses Sowore from assembly Nnamdi Kanu in detention
The State Safety Service (SSS) on Thursday blocked the 2023 presidential candidate of African Motion Alliance (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, from accessing the chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, in detention.
Mr Kanu, dealing with trial for fees of terrorism and treasonable felony earlier than the Federal Excessive Court docket, Abuja, is being held within the SSS facility.
Whereas the IPOB chief is to stay in detention until the court docket provides its verdict on his case, there’s a subsisting court docket order that allows any three individuals of his option to see him day by day.
The court docket order, based on a doc acquired by Newsmen, was made to the above impact on the 21 October, 2021.
It’s consistent with the order that Mr Kanu’s solicitors, Ugochinyere Chambers, forwarded Mr Sowore’s identify among the many three individuals slated to see the IPOB chief in detention on Thursday.
The opposite two names on the doc looking for permission for the go to from the workplace of the Director Common of the SSS, are Chinwe Umeche, who’s Mr Kanu’s counsel, and one Odozie Anyanwu, an evangelist.
Mr Sowore in a thirty second video clip confirmed he was denied entry to the IPOB chief even after ready for over three hours.
“Girls and gents, that is the headquarters of the DSS (now SSS) the place I simply got here to see Nnamdi Kanu and I used to be denied the chance to see him. I waited for 3 hours, I used to be invited by members of his authorized workforce solely to get right here they usually mentioned they’ve closed regardless that we arrived right here on time by 2 p.m.
“I need to make one other trial, there’s nothing they will do about it, they must free Kanu,” the AAC presidential candidate claimed within the quick video.
SSS spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, when contacted on Thursday mentioned he was not conscious of what transpired between Mr Sowore and the company however promised to get again when he had extra info.
We in April, reported when the court docket struck out eight of the 15 counts filed in opposition to the chief of the proscribed group.
The Court docket of Attraction in Abuja, final week additionally reserved its determination on the remaining seven depend cost pending in opposition to Mr Kanu. It mentioned the date for judgement could be communicated to the events.