Sowore was injured by the shooting and was brought to the hospital for treatment.
Omoyele Sowore, a former presidential candidate and publisher of the Sahara Reporters, was allegedly shot by police in Abuja, according to several sources.
The event occurred during a protest against insecurity at the Unity Fountain in the Federal Capital Territory on Monday morning.
CorrectNG has learned that Sowore was injured by the shooting and was brought to the hospital for treatment.
Inibehe Effiong, a human rights lawyer, confirmed the news on Twitter.
Other protesters have taken to social media to corroborate the story.
They fenced the Unity Fountain with iron and cables to prevent protests.
— Inibehe Effiong (@InibeheEffiong) May 31, 2021
— Towolawi Jamiu #EndSarsNow (@jharmo) May 31, 2021