Activist, Femi Falana counsel to Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement, on Monday alleged that the Nigerian government offered the activist a “death warrant” deal while in custody of the Department of State Services, DSS.
Falana reveals that the Nigerian government reached out for the deal during Sowore’s first 45 days in detention.
“They went to a 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 said on TVC’s The View
The activist stated that the DSS also came to him so as to convince Sowore when they could not persuade the Sahara Reporters’s publisher to take the deal he was offered. he said
“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,”
Falana said the intelligence agency “filed charges” against Sowore when they could not convince him to take the deal.
Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare were accused of treasonable felony, cyberstalking and money laundering.