DSS wanted Sowore to sign his death warrant -Falana speaks out.
Femi Falana (SAN),counsel to the convener of #RevolutionNow,Omoyele Sowore on Monday alleged that the Nigerian government offered the activist “death warrant” deal while in custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).
The lawyer revealed that the Nigerian government reached out for the deal during Sowore’s first 45 days in detention.
Falana featuring on TVC’s The View said ,”They went to the court behind us and got an order to detain Sowore for 45 days to investigate his alleged terrorism.
“At the end of the investigation,nothing was found but they went to him in detention to reach a deal.”
Falana also said that they reached out to him when they were unable to convince the Sahara Reporter’s publisher.
“When they could not succeed,they met me and they wanted me to persuade him to agree to sign his death warrant and I told them off,” he said.
Femi Falana said the intelligence agency”filed charges” against Sowore when they could not convince him to take the deal