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DSP arrest former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore over planned protests

Amadin Ogbewe



The Department of State Services have arrested former Presidential candidate and activist Omoyele Sowore allegedly over planned protests.

Sowore has been in news recently as the convener of #RevolutionNow Protests. He was picked up at his apartment in the early hours of Saturday reports Sahara reporters. 

Sowore had posted a distress tweet at exactly 1:25 am with an eyewitness confirming that his phone was forcefully taken from him.

The tweet read, ” DSS invades Sowore’s”.

He also tweeted  ” Ja p”,  confirming his phone must have been seized while trying to raise the alarm about his arrest.

His arrest and detention are allegedly due to  #RevolutionNow, a series of planned protests against bad governance in Nigeria  scheduled for August 5, 2019.

Meanwhile, fellow activist, Deji Adeyanju, has shared alleged eyewitness reports of how Sowore was arrested. 

See eyewitness account below 

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