Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow, has been shot in Abuja.
In a message on his personal Twitter handle, Sowore said he was shot on Monday morning by a policewoman identified as ACP Atine at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.
He wrote: “Just been shit (sic) by a police officer, ACP Atine at the Unity Fountain in Abuja. #RevolutionNow Let the struggle continue even if they take my life! #BuhariMustGo.”
The activist was said to have been shot while trying to gain access to the Unity Fountain.
He was said to be speaking with a detachment of police officers stationed at the public facility when an officer shot at the crowd.
Protesters had converged on the fountain at 8:30am,but the police allegedly denied them entry into the facility.