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Sowore: AGF To Take Over Case From DSS



Tobi Adebayo

The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Friday, took over #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore’s case from the Department of State Services.

The minister’s Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr. Umar Gwandu confirmed the development and said it was to ensure a “speedy completion of the case”.

“The Solicitor-General of the Federation and the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Dayo Apata, SAN, who signed the letter, referred to a letter from the DSS office on September 9, 2019.

“The Honourable Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice upon a further review of the case, has directed the immediate takeover of the prosecution of all charges in respect of Omoyole Sowore by the Federal Ministry of Justice, in line with the provisions of Sections 150(1) and 174 (1) (a-c) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended),”the statement read in part.

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