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Sowore reportedly shot by police officer at rally in Abuja

Publisher of online news medium, SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, has reportedly been “shot” by a female police officer during a rally at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.

It was gathered that Sowore was at a rally with some associates on Monday when the incident happened.

An activist, Deji Adeyanju, who confirmed the incident said the former presidential candidate has been rushed to the hospital for medical treatment.

A lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, also said he watched the shooting live on Facebook.

He tweeted: “@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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