Malami Takes Over Sowore's Case From The DSS


The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has written to take over the case against Omoyele Sowore, from the Department of State Services.

This was announced by the minister’s Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr. Umar Gwandu on Friday.


The statement said the request for the transfer of the case was contained in a letter dated December 11, 2019 letter sent on behalf of the AGF by the Solicitor General of the Federation, Mr. Dayo Apata (SAN), to the Director-General of DSS, Yusuf Bichi, directing the security agency to promptly forward all the case files to his office.


“the Honourable Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice upon a further review of the case, has directed the immediate takeover of the prosecution of all charges in respect of Omoyole Sowore by the Federal Ministry of Justice, in line with the provisions of Sections 150(1) and 174 (1) (a-c) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).” The letter stated.