Omoyele Sowore has been allegedly shot by the police.
The founder of Sahara Reporters, was reportedly shot by a female police officer at the Unity Fountain in Abuja this morning.
He has been rushed to the hospital.
The development was confirm by a human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, who wrote on Twitter that “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.”
Sowore allegedly shot by police pic.twitter.com/LHdbOoN1tx
— Ladun Liadi (@Ladunliadi) May 31, 2021