Nigerian journalist and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has been allegedly shot by a police officer during a protest at the Unity Fountain in Abuja tagged, “National Day of Action Against Insecurity in Nigeria”. This was made known in a tweet by him that read,
“Just been shot by a police officer, ACP Atine at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.
#RevolutionNow Let the struggle continue even if they take my life! #BuhariMustGo”.
Here is the tweet he made confirming the incidence;
He also shared a picture of the wound sustained by the gunshot.
The protest which was organized in Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, Benin, Ekiti, Osun, Bauchi and Taraba was aimed at campaigning against insecurity in the country.