His wife told CNN that she had been allowed only two phone conversations with her husband since his arrest.
“It is very sad to see the cause of action this has taken in the past one and a half months, especially for someone that was calling for a change for the better in Nigeria,” she was quoted to have said.
“It’s been almost two months since he walked out the door. Children are resilient in times like this, but they miss their father and are really hoping for his safe return.”
The DSS had initially obtained a court order to detain Sowore for 45 days. On Friday, Sowore was charged to court for “conspiracy to commit treason” and “insulting” Buhari.
But a federal high court in Abuja granted him bail on Tuesday and ordered his release to Femi Falana, his counsel.
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Taiwo Taiwo, the presiding judge, said there was no longer a subsisting order holding Sowore whose wife had earlier said the government had no grounds to hold her husband.