By Sylvanus Okpe
The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has disclosed that he is considering standing bail for the publisher of Saharareporters, Mr Omoyele Sowore who was detained by DSS operatives for calling for a revolution against the Nigerian government.
Apostle Johnson Suleiman made this known via a tweet on Monday morning.
“Am really worried that nobody is ready to stand surety for @YeleSowore..yes he has hurt alot of people,me inclusive. But do we focus on that and let his rot where he is wvwn if he caused it in a situation like this what will christ do?.am ‘considering’ standing bail for him..”
Recall that Sowore was first granted bail on the 4th of October by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja upon conditions which his lawyer, Mr Femi Falana has described as stringent and untenable. The conditions attached to the bail contains among others, N100million bail and N50million security deposit. He was also barred from addressing a rally and restricted to Abuja until the determination of the suit preferred against him by the Federal Government.
The bail conditions was however varied on the on the 21st of October by thesame Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu set aside the N50million security deposit by one of the sureties and also reduced the N50million bail on the second defendant, Mr Bakare.
The Department of State Services (DSS) yet to release Mr Sowore who has been unable to meet the bail conditions set by the courts.