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DSS releases Sunday Igboho’s aides

THE Department of State Services (DSS), on Monday, released eight out of 12  detained aides of the Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularlly called Sunday Igboho’s who have been in its custody since July 1.

The detainees were released to their lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi after the  DSS, failed to comply with court ruling on the matter.

It would be recalled that the lawyer had issued an ultimatum to the DSS to release the detained aides, who were arrested at the home of Sunday Igboho.

It would be recalled that Judge Obiora Egwuatu of the Federal High Court in Abuja had on July 23 ordered the DSS to produce the detainees in court on July 29. But the DSS only produced 8 of the detained 12 aides.

It was gathered that they were released to their lawyer following the threat of filling a case of contempt against the security outfit.

Those admitted to N5 Million bail were; Abdulateef Onaolapo, Tajudeen Erinoye, Diekola Jubril, Ayobami Donald, Uthman Adelabu, Oluwafemi Kunle, Raji Kazeem and Bamidele Sunday.

Four detainees still being held comprised a house wife, Mrs Amudat Babatunde, Abideen Shittu, Jamiu Oyetunji, and Bamidele Sunday who got bail in the sum of N10 Million each with two sureties in like sum.

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