Sowore, Others Arrested During Crossover Protest In Abuja

Sowore, Others Arrested During Crossover Protest In Abuja

By Wires Editor | The Trent on January 1, 2021
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Omoyele Sowore
Publisher of Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore,  a former presidential candidate, has been arrested for protesting.

Sowore was arrested in company of other activists during a protest against the Nigerian government in the early hours of Friday, January 1, 2021.

The protest was organised in Abuja.

According to SaharaReporters, police officers attacked and arrested the protesters during a peaceful procession to mark the New Year in Abuja.

Deji Adeyanju while confirming Sowore’s arrest called on police to release him.

His tweet read: “PROTEST can never be a crime in a democracy, tyrant Buhari free Sowore now.”

Sowore before his reported arrest had on his Twitter page called for a nationwide crossover protest against President Buhari’s government.

His tweet had read: “How about a Cross Over Protest/Uprising tonight? Anyone willing to participate?”

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