Attempt To Eliminate Sowore Will Be Resisted By Nigerians –Gani Adams, Group

Iba Gani Adams, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland has joined different excessive profile personalities to sentence the Nigeria police for taking pictures activist and convener of Revolution Now, Omoyele Sowore, throughout a protest on the Unity Fountain in Abuja.

Adams, by way of his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, gave the cost in an announcement issued to journalists on Monday.


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Adams faulted the disruption of peaceable protests and opening of fireside on unarmed protesters by the police and requested for the investigation of the circumstances surrounding the taking pictures.

He harassed that the wrongdoer have to be dropped at justice.

“Nigeria is heading towards a tailspin. How can you explain the attack on peaceful protesters in a country that prides itself as being democratic? The attack was a show of shame. It was a reflection of Federal Government’s intolerance to opposition. It is only in Nigeria that the government feels uncomfortable with opposing voices. In developed climes, democracy is about being tolerant with opposition.”

However, Adams known as on the Federal Government to discover a lasting answer to the issue of insecurity consuming the nation.

The Yoruba generalissimo mentioned any try and eradicate Sowore can be resisted by well-meaning Nigerians.

“What else does this government want from the young activist? FG had restricted his movements to Abuja and his freedom and businesses had been trampled upon. He couldn’t have access to his immediate family. So what does the FG want from the activist?” He mentioned.

The Coalition for Revolution has additionally demanded justice for Sowore.

In an announcement issued by the co-conveners of the group, Baba Aye and Gbenga Komolafe, CORE condemned what it described as an assassination try on the activist.

The group additionally requested that each one cops concerned within the assault be dropped at justice.

The assertion learn, “Omoyele Sowore, National Chair of the African Action Congress was shot this morning by the bestial Nigeria Police Force as he tried to muster assist for an illustration to protest insecurity throughout the nation, organised by a sister civil society physique.

”Coalition for Revolution condemns this tried assassination in essentially the most categorical of phrases. We demand that each one cops concerned on this brutal assault on the Unity Fountain, Abuja be dropped at e-book, instantly. This is the final in a sequence of repressive measures meted out in opposition to the activist and citizen journalist.

”It can be recalled that Sowore, who can be National Convener of the Take It Back (TiB) motion, an affiliate of CORE, was illegally detained from third August to twenty fourth December 2019, by the key police. Despite a sequence of courtroom orders, the state didn’t launch him till there was a groundswell of protests.

”On being launched, he was restricted with draconian bail circumstances to Abuja. He was once more arrested firstly of the 12 months for organising a peaceable candlelight protest, together with 4 different TiB members, for eleven days.

”This final act is the straw which should break the proverbial camel’s again. We thus demand all cops concerned within the taking pictures be dropped at e-book instantly.

“All trumped-up costs in opposition to Omoyele Sowore be dropped forthwith. Sowore’s constitutional rights and freedoms to speech, motion, and so on be totally and unconditionally restored.

“We further hasten to stress that; repression will not cower us. Our struggle for total liberation and campaign for #RevolutionNow, which Sowore is a leading light of, remains undeterred. We fight today as part of the working-class people and youth to stop insecurity, end poverty, smash the coercive machinery of the state and bring to birth a better society. We will not stop until victory is won!”

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