The Nigeria Bar Association, in a statement has demanded the immediate suspension of the Director-General of the Department of State Service, Yusuf Buchi, over the mood applied in rearresting Omoyele Sowore in court premises.
These statements were made known by it’s National Publicity secretary, Kunle Edun, said it was a greatly dismayed at the exhibition of primitivity, thuggery, insane passion for lawlessness, contempt and disrespect for the rules of law by the DSS operatives.
The Operatives of the DSS had invaded the Federal High Court on Friday, December 6th to arrest Sowore.
The statement also added, “We call for the immediate suspension of the Director-General of the Department of State Service from office.
“We make this demand bearing in mind the fact that the DSS under his leadership has established itself as brutal and irresponsible agency that derive immense pleasure from violating the fundamental rights of Nigerians and disrespecting court orders.”
“The National Assembly should review the laws setting up the DSS and indeed all security agencies in Nigeria with a view in repositioning to be more responsible and responsive to the public. “
NBA urged president Buhari to ensure “that the Federal Government and agencies under it obeyed court orders as the display of disrespect of the court by the DSS is legendary unrivelled.
Also the organization called on all Nigerians to stand up and ensure that no government or any of it’s agencies disrespect the constitution of the country.
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