Police woman reportedly shoots Sowore

Police woman reportedly shoots Sowore

Nigerian activist and former presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowere, has reportedly been shot by a female police officer.

The Sahara Reporters founder was reportedly shot by a female police officer at the Unity Fountain in Abuja, a human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, wrote on Twitter.

He added that the 50-year-old sustained injuries and has been rushed to the hospital for medical treatment.

Effiong wrote:

"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."

See Effiong's tweet below:

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