The mother of the Convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, has come out to beg President Buhari and the Department of State Services to set her son free.
Sowore has continued to remain in detention over several charges levied against him by the DSS, including treason, which is the highest offense in the land. Omoyele, however, was able to meet the stringent conditions set as bail but has since remained in the custody of the DSS.
Citizens and members of the international community have decried his continued detention. His mother has come forward through a video shared online to plead on behalf of her son for his release.
Read the statement released by her, and watch the video below.
Dear SSS, Dear Buhari, I’m Yele Sowore’s mom. I’m sending you this message as a mom. I’m a girl, your mom is a girl, your spouse is a girl additionally. This is December and Yele has been taken away since August.
He all the time comes to me within the village each December however you could have been holding him. I’m a widow, my son has all the time been like that. He speaks towards injustice and stands up towards it. He doesn’t run away, he faces his case. Please release him and let him face his case in court docket. I do know him, he can’t run away as a result of he is aware of he has not dedicated any crime.
You’re a Muslim, please within the title of Allah, go away my son, release him. I name on all moms to converse out, allow us to be a part of voice for the sake of the way forward for our youngsters.
Omoyele is solely asking for a greater Nigeria so that every one our youngsters can have future. My mind is disturbed that he has not been allowed to go for medical care since August. Alhaji Bichi Yusuf, please obey the regulation since you could have gone to court docket release Omoyele Sowore now.
Since I gave beginning to him, he all the time speaks towards evil. Even within the village, earlier than he went to college in Lagos, he has all the time been like that. He is not a felony, release Sowore now. Please release my son as a result of you could have your individual son, you care for your son, let me care for my kids.
I’m a widow, release my son. I can’t eat, I can’t sleep and it is affecting my well being. Please release Omoyele Sowore, my son. He is not a felony. Omoyele is not a felony, go away him.