The publisher of the news site, SaharaReporters and Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 presidential race has been captured by security specialists accepted to be work force of the State Security Service (SSS).
As per Premium Times, the publisher cum politician was arrested on Saturday morning.
In the early long periods of Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 1:25 am, Sowore tweeted to declare the presence of DSS men in his home.
An announcement sent to the online news platform on Saturday, August 3, 2019, by a partner of the distributer expresses that Sowore was picked from his home.
The announcement peruses: “Operatives of the Department of State Services have arrested pro-democracy activist and the convener of #RevolutionNow Protests, Omoyele Sowore.
“It was gathered that Sowore was picked up at his apartment in the early hours of Saturday.
“Sowore 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 not unconnected to #RevolutionNow, a series of planned protests against bad governance in Nigeria scheduled for August 5, 2019.