You gain nothing by attacking dead soul, Presidency tells Sowore


Late Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua

The Senior Special Assistant to the President, Malam Garba Shehu, has advised the publisher of SahareReporters, Omoyele Sowore, to desist from attacking late Isma’ila Isa Funtua over his encounters with security officials.

Shehu, who was reacting to comments by Sowore on late Isa Funtua in Abuja on Tuesday, condemned the way and manner Sowore was attempting to twist facts on what transpired between him and officials of the Department of State Services when he was in detention.

The presidential aide, who was part of the intervention team to `negotiate freedom for Sowore, said:

“Let’s get the facts straight on the meeting with Sowore in SSS detention.

“First, it is important to state that the meeting was not instructed by the government. Nobody sent anybody to go and “negotiate” Sowore’s freedom as he put it.

“The late Malam Isma’ila, on his own, called me to ask that I broker a meeting with him and two others with the SSS, which…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper