August 16, 2022

Reporters’ Diary

Factual Reportage

DSS operatives obey court order, produce 12 detained Igboho’s aides in court

The Department of State Services (DSS), this morning produced the 12 detained associates of Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, before a Federal High Court, Abuja in compliance with its earlier order.

Justice Obiora Egwuatu had, on July 23, ordered the security agency to bring the detainees in court following an ex-parte motion moved by counsel to the 12 applicants, Pelumi Olahengbesi, to seek for their fundamental rights enforcement.

Although the DSS had, on two occasions, failed to produce them in court, the security outfit today, Aug. 4, brought the 12 detainees before the court to show cause why they should not e released on bail.
In the last adjourned date, only eight out of the 12 suspects were brought