Report says activist and Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has been shot by a police officer in Abuja.

The female police officer reportedly fired a teargas cannister at Mr Sowore who was at the Unity Fountain in Abuja for a protest.

It was gathered that he sustained gunshots injuries and has been rushed to hospital for medical treatment.

Popular lawyer and right activist, Inibehe Effiong, confirmed the development on his twitter handle.

Picture of the part of sowore’s body that was shot at.

@YeleSowore has just been shot by a female police officer at the Unity Fountain in Abuja. The officer is said to be an ACP. I watched Sowore being shot live on Facebook”.

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