The convener of RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, has been shot by a police officer in Abuja.

Sowore, who confirmed the incident on his Twitter page, said he was shot at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.

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DAILY POST gathered that the female police officer fired teargas cannister at Sowore on Monday.

The political activist who had gathered with others at the Unity Fountain for a protest has been rushed to the hospital for medical treatment.

Sowore wrote, “Just been shot by a police officer, ACP Atine at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.

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“#RevolutionNow Let the struggle continue even if they take my life! #BuhariMustGo”

WATCH: @YeleSowore Rushed To Hospital After Being Targeted and Shot By @PoliceNG Officer, ACP Atine, During Protest At Unity Fountain in Abuja pic.twitter.com/YmEmyzCCXT

— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) May 31, 2021

They shot @YeleSowore at close range. We are currently at the hospital. pic.twitter.com/tfyArxRGKG

— Comrade Deji Adeyanju (@adeyanjudeji) May 31, 2021

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