JAF Condemns Sowore’s Continued Detention


The Joint Motion Power, a coalition of civil society and labour teams, has condemned the judgement of Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Abuja, granting go away to the Division of State Companies to carry convener of RevolutionNow motion, Omoyele Sowore, in its custody for 45 days. 

In a chat with Sahara Reporters, Chairman of the group, Abiodun Aremu, stated that Thursday’s judegment was unacceptable. 

He described the try to carry Sowore in detention by way of authorized means as oppressive. 

He stated, “The try and additional maintain him (Sowore) utilizing the judicial course of will represent an act of oppression by the President Muhammadu Buhari authorities. 

“The actions of August 5 is reliable and it’s the proper of  Nigerian residents to demand a substitute of a authorities that has clearly didn’t ship the fundamental necessity of life for its residents. 

“We’ll proceed to demand freedom for Sowore and the authorized group ought to additional take processes that may get him to implement his basic human proper.

“When a regime fears the folks, the voices of the folks develop into the sufferer of oppression beneath that regime and that’s precisely what has occurred.”

The group demanded the speedy and unconditional launch of Sowore, who has been within the custody of the DSS since Saturday, August 3.

Sowore was picked up in Lagos forward of the ReveolutionNow protest scheduled for Monday, August 5. 



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