Igboho: Produce 12 Detained Yoruba Activists July 29, Court Orders DSS

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The Department of State Services (DSS) was on Friday, ordered by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, to produce before it the 12 persons that were arrested at the Oyo home of Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho.

VANTAGE NEWS had reported that the 12 activists were arrested after DSS raided the home of the popular Yoruba rights activist.

In its ruling, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, ordered that the arrested persons, who have been in detention since July 2, should be produced before it on July 29.

According to the Justice, the order for their production was to enable the court to determine the circumstances surrounding their arrest.

He added that the DSS needs to prove why the arrested persons should not be released on bail.

The arrested persons in the custody of the DSS include; Abdullateef Ofeyagbe, Amoda Babatunde (aka Lady K), Tajudeen Erinoyen, Diakola Ademola, Abideen Shittu, and Jamiu Noah.

Others are Ayobami Donald, Adelabe Usman, Oluwafelumi Kunle, Raji Kazeem, Taiwo Opeyemi and Bamidele Sunday.

Pelumi Olajengbesi, a lawyer, had filed a fundamental right enforcement suit on behalf of the arrested persons.

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