Publisher, Omoyele Sowore, has been rushed to the hospital after he was allegedly shot at by armed policewoman in Abuja today May 31.
Omoyele and a group of other Nigerians were staging a protest to demand an end to insecurity in the country.
Sowore was shot close to his hip by a gun-wielding policewoman drafted to the Unity Fountain to disperse the protesters.
Watch a video of him speaking after the attack below;
@YeleSowore has just been shot by a female police officer at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.Loading...
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. pic.twitter.com/PXhSR5Tlre
— Inibehe Effiong (@InibeheEffiong) May 31, 2021