Former presidential candidate, publisher of Sahara Reporters and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has been reportedly shot by a police operative in at the Unity Fountain Abuja.
Report had it that the 2019 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), was shot at on Monday by a female police officer at the Unity Fountain in Abuja, when he was speaking with a detachment of police officers stationed at the public facility.
At around 8:30am protesters were said to have converged at the fountain but were allegedly denied entry into the place by police officers.
Confirming the story, Sowore via his Tweeter handle opined: “Just been shit by a police officer, ACP Atine at the Unity Fountain in Abuja. #RevolutionNow Let the struggle continue even if they take my life! #BuhariM ustGo”.
The politician cum activist has been rushed to hospital for medical treatment, The Advocate learnt.
Lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, made this known on Twitter.
He wrote: “@YeleSowore has just been shot by a female police officer at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.”
“The criminal officer is said to be an ACP. I watched Sowore being shot live on Facebook.”
“This is what Nigeria has been turned into under Buhari. They’ve declared war on the Civic Space.”
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