Sowore not shot in Abuja –Police

The Police Command in the Capital Territory (FCT) says Mr Omoyele Sowore, the publisher Sahara Reporters was shot as speculated in some sections social media. The Police Public Relations Officer () in the FCT, ASP Mariam Yusuf announced  this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.She said the clarification followed a viral message in some sections the social media, purporting that Sowore was shot by a female assistant commissioner police at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.The report said Sowore was allegedly shot during a at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.

 “There is record such incident as at the time this report,” she said. Yusuf said police operatives had professionally restored calm at the Unity Fountain following attempts by a group protesters to incite public disturbance.She said the protesters were resisted by police operatives to ensure there was breakdown of law and order.She enjoined FCT residents to remain calm and law abiding and pledged the of the command to protect lives and property within the FCT.(NAN)