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Sowore shot by Police at Unity Fountain Abuja


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.

Screenshots of the Tweet





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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