Omoyele Sowore arrested in Abuja
Nigerian rights activist, and convener RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, has reportedly been arrested in Abuja.
According to Sahara Reporters, the former Presidential aspirant and other activists, were carrying out a peaceful procession to mark the New Year when they were arrested by security personnel in the nation’s capital.
An eyewitnesses told SaharaReporters that policemen suspected to be attached to the Rapid Response Squad stormed Gudu junction, injuring Sowore before carting him away with other activists at the location.
After his arrest, a source also told the publication; “Sowore, Sanyaolu Juwon, Michael and two others are currently detained at Abattoir Police Station, Abuja. Sowore is currently bleeding from the nose as the officers brutalised him.
“The comrades were almost done with their crossover protest when about seven loaded vans of the Nigerian military swooped on them, brutalising everyone at sight.”