BREAKING: Police Allegedly Teargas Sowore During Protest in Abuja - Penangle | News Portal in Nigeria
Sun. Jun 16th, 2024
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Publisher of Sahara Reporters and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has been reportedly teargassed during a protest in Abuja.

Penangle.com gathered that he sustained injuries and has been rushed to hospital for medical attention.

One of his lawyers, Inibehe Effiong alleged a female police officer teargassed Sowore at the Unity Fountain in Abuja during a protest on Monday morning.

“Omoyele Sowore has just been shot by a female police officer at the Unity Fountain in Abuja. He is being taken to the hospital for treatment.”

“The officer fired a teargas cannister directly at his right thigh. Sowore was specifically targeted.” He stated.

Sowore, in a post on his Twitter handle @YeleSowore, said: “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.”

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