“Sowore was not shot in Abuja” – Police reveals

The Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) Police Command has debunked the viral reports that Omoyele Sowere was shot by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police’ at the Unity Fountain.

The reports were described as false and fake news.

Sowore was not shot in Abuja - Police reveals

This was contained in a statement made available to news men in Abuja by the Spokesperson of the Command ASP Mariam Yusuf.

According to her, “contrary to the speculation, Police Operatives professionally restored calm at the Unity Fountain following attempts by a group of protesters to incite public disturbance.

“The protesters who went on the ramapage were resisted by Police Operatives in order to prevent them from causing a breakdown of law and order. There is no record of such incident as at the time of this release.”

The Command enjoined residents to remain calm and law-abiding while reaffirming its commitment towards the protection of lives and property within the Federal Capital Territory.

Early photos emerging from the scene showed an injured Sowore, though LailasNews could not independently confirm the news as at the time of filing the report.

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