Sowore on hospital bed
Nigerian activist and politician, Omoyele Sowore has been rushed to a hospital after he was reportedly shot by a female police officer in Abuja.
According to photos posted by Politics Nigeria, the Ex-AAC Presidential candidate could be seen lying on a hospital bed receiving treatment after he was shot on Monday morning.
The incident happened as he alongside others protested at Unity Fountain, Abuja.
Nigerians have condemned the shooting.
Activist, Deji Adeyanju tweeted: “My brother @YeleSowore just got shot by the police at Unity Fountain. On my way to the fountain for the insecurity rally but just watched how he was shot on Facebook live now.”
“I know Altine very well. We will never let this go unpunished. NEVER”. As at the time of filing this report, Sowore is stable and responding well to treatment.