Counsel to Omoyele Sowore, Femi Falana,(SAN), on Monday alleged that Nigerian government offered the activist a “death warrant” deal while in custody of the Department of State Services, (DSS).
He said this while featuring on TVC’s The View, today “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.”
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The activist also explained that the DSS reached out to him also persuaded him to convince his client, Sowore when he turn down their offer.
“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,” he said.
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.