BREAKING: Court orders DSS to produce detained Igboho’s aides in court on July 29

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered Department of State Services (DSS) to produce  12 detained associates of Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, before on July 29. Justice Obiora Egwuatu gave order after Counsel to the applicants, Pelumi Olajengbesi, moved the ex-parte motion marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/647/2021 dated July 7 and filed July 8. Egwuatu also ordered the Nigeria’s secret police to come and show why the applicants should not be granted bail.

  also granted plea of applicant, through the affidavit of urgency filed, on why the matter should be heard expeditiously irrespective of the imminent court vacation. 

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that at least a dozen of Igboho’s associates were arrested and detained by DSS on July 1 after a raid on Igboho’s residence in Soka area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

DSS also said that it “gunned down” two of the ’s associates during a “gun duel” which Igboho narrowly escaped.He was later declared wanted allegedly stockpiling arms, an allegation he denied.(NAN)