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Fani-Kayode: How Abba Kyari, Fayemi, two ministers fought for release of Sowore, Dasuki

Fani-Kayode: How Abba Kyari, Fayemi, two ministers fought for release of Sowore, Dasuki
December 24
22:00 2019

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, says four people fought from within to ensure the release of Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement, and Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA).

In a tweet on Tuesday, Fani-Kayode the four individuals were able to convince Buhari to ensure the release of both men.

He listed them as Abba Kyari, Buhari’s chief of staff; Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation; Kayode Fayemi, chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF); and Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation.

“I can tell you authoritatively that 4 people fought from within to get Dasuki & Sowore released & eventually managed to convince Buhari. They are Abba Kyari, Malami, Hadi Sirika and Kayode Fayemi. They represent the liberal and cerebal wing of the Buhari Govt. & I commend them,” he wrote.

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TheCable could not independently verify Fani-Kayode’s claim.

Sowore and Daski were released from custody hours after Malami directed the Department of State Services (DSS) to release them.

While Sowore was arrested on August 3, over a nationwide protest, Dasuki was picked up in 2015.

Although Sowore was released temporarily after 124 days, he was rearrested at a federal high court in Abuja less than 24 hours after.

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While trying to rearrest Sowore, operatives of the DSS had invaded the court, an action which sparked nationwide outrage. Shortly after this, Malami took over the case.

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