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Alleged Treason: Decide’s Absence Stalls Resumption Of Sowore’s Trial

Convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, on the Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja on September 30, 2019. Picture: Channels TV/ Sodiq Adelakun.

 

The trial of Convener of the #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, was stalled at present because of the absence of the presiding decide, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal Excessive Court docket, Abuja.

Channels Tv gathered Justice Ijeoma was absent as a result of she was sitting exterior the courtroom’s division.

The case was then adjourned until Wednesday, February 12, 2020.

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Sowore and co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, are going through trial over costs of a treasonable felony for organising the revolution now protest on August 5, 2019, which the federal government noticed as an try and disrupt peace within the nation.

Justice Ojukwu had earlier on December 6, 2019, adjourned the matter to the 11th, 12th and 13th of February 2020 for particular listening to.

Sowore was arrested on August three, 2019, by the Division of State Companies (DSS) and was in custody till December 24, 2019, when he was ultimately launched on the orders of the Legal professional Basic of the Federation who directed the DSS to adjust to the orders of the courtroom which granted him bail.

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