- Exclusive CCTV footage of the moment Omoyele Sowore was arrested by the DSS operatives in Lagos.
The DSS arrested rights activist and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 polls, Mr Omoyele Sowore on Saturday, 3rd of August before the kick-off of his mass protest against bad governance.
The mass protest tagged #RevolutionNow has been conceived by many as a means to overthrow the government. The arrest of its spearheader has been condemned the likes of FFK, Oby Ezekwesili, Femi Falana, Fela Durotoye and the rest.
The government has defended Sowore’s arrest by claiming the protest is a means to overthrow the government which is punishable under the law.
The arrest of Sowore by the DSS operatives around 1am on Saturday morning has caused an uproar among the supporters of the movement as they still chose to move on with the protest in Lagos.
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