Amnesty International Asks Buhari To Drop All Charges Against Sowore

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Amnesty International has called on President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal government to drop all charges against Omoyele Sowore, convener of the RevolutionNow Movement.


Sowore was released yesterday after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu ordered the Demolition of State Services, DSS to release the journalist cum political activist.


They were released to their lead counsel and Senior Advocate of Nigeria SAN Mr Femi Falana.


Reacting, Amnesty International called on Buhari government to drop all charges against Sowore and his accomplices.

The rights group added that Sowore was detained for exercising his freedom of expression hence all charges should be dropped against him.


AI on its verified Twitter page wrote: “Amnesty International welcomes the release of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare.

“We again call on authorities to drop all charges against them.

“We are also calling for the release of Agba Jalingo. All of them were detained solely for exercising their freedom of expression.”

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