Former Nigerian banker and founder of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, Atedo Peterside, has said Nigeria is advertising itself globally as a Rogue State.
The entrepreneur said this in a tweet on his official twitter handle.
He said the action of the Buhari led government in respect to rule of law, is no longer about Sowore alone.
He said, “Sadly this is no longer about Sowore alone. It is now more about Nigeria advertising itself globally as a Rogue State where various Government Officials and/or Agencies believe that they can decide if or when it suits them to respect the rule of law.”
ShahraReporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore was arrested on August 3, just days to a planned protest tagged #revolutionnow.
He rearrest comes barely 24 hours after he was released alongside his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.
They were released at exactly 7:15 pm on Thursday, hours after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja, had expressed displeasure over their continued detention by the agency.
Both he and his co-defendant are facing seven counts bordering on conspiracy to commit treasonable felony in breach of Section 516 of the Criminal Code Act, money laundering and cybercrimes, among others.
They pleaded not guilty to the charge and were granted bail on October 4, in the sum of N100m and N50m respectively with two sureties in like sum.