Sowore: You Cannot Be Judge Unto Yourself, NHRC Boss Tells DSS




The Executive Secretary of a National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu, has called on a Department of State Services to honour justice orders and recover incarcerated activists, Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare.

He settled this while reacting to a purported refusal of officials of a group to recover a activists after assembly their bail conditions.

In a statement, Ojukwu said, “A conditions where a sequence of courts are invariably disobeyed by certainty agents creates such certainty agents judges onto themselves and such conditions does not prophesy good for a democracy formed on the separation of powers and order of law. 

“Many cases have been reported to a elect about questioning military officers and state certainty officers deliberately refusing or loitering to determine bail conditions following justice orders only to retaliate suspects unduly for reasons that are not constitutional.”

He, therefore, called for a renewed joining on a partial of law enforcement agents to contention to constituted authorities and slip and recover all detainees, who had met their bail conditions as systematic by a courts of a land.

He added, “There is the need for a 3 arms of supervision to work harmoniously with pinnacle honour for any other as envisaged underneath a 1999 structure of a Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“A conditions like this can also lead to self-help thereby formulating some-more problems for law coercion agents and bluster a unsafe conditions of state shortcoming to respect, strengthen and perform tellurian rights in a country.”

He explained that a structure guaranteed a ignorance of each citizen until proven guilty by a justice of efficient jurisdiction.

Ojukwu said a movement of DSS perplexing to be a decider unto themselves portend a good danger, that might lead to commotion and detriment of certainty of a people in a government.

“It creates a law capricious during any indicate in time and leads to detriment of certainty of a people in supervision and state institutions of that a law is one of can't approbate and reprobate,” he said.

He remarkable that a elect would continue to sight and stimulate law coercion agents on a need to honour a law and a constitution, that they have sworn to strengthen so as to provoke a enlightenment of honour for tellurian rights in a country.