Court Orders DSS To Pay N200,000 To Sowore For Damages

Former presidential candidate, and convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore has been awarded N200,000 damages by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

Omoyele Sowore
Omoyele Sowore

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered the Department of State Security (DSS) to pay N200,000 to the defendant over delay by prosecuting counsel.

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The justice described the prosecution’s request for the adjournment as frivolous and uncalled for, postponed the trial till Thursday.

She warned that the proceedings would not continue if the prosecution fails to present evidence of the payment of the N200,000 to the defence or come to court with the cash on Thursday.