Inibehe Effiong, one of his lawyers, claims that a female police officer teargassed Sowore at the Unity Fountain in Abuja this morning during protests.
Meanwhile, claims that Omoyele Sowore was shot by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police at the Unity Fountain have been refuted by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command.
The reports were regarded as erroneous and fake news. contrary to the speculation, Police operatives professionally restored calm at the Unity Fountain following attempts by a group of protesters to incite public disturbance,” said ASP Mariam Yusuf, a Police Public Relations Officer.
According to his statement, police officers opposed the protestors who went on the rampage in order to avert a collapse of law and order. As of the time of its publication, there is no record of such an incident.”
According to his statement, the Command urged residents to stay calm and law-abiding while reaffirming its commitment to the safety and security of people and property in the Federal Capital Territory.