Video obtained from CCTV shows the moment DSS operatives arrested Sowore from Lagos Hotel.
Security agents, the State Security Service (SSS) arrested Omoyele Sowore, AAC Party Chairman and the publisher of the news website, SaharaReporters. The Operatives picked him up in Lagos on Saturday and later transferred him to Abuja.
He was arrested for spearheading a nationwide protest tagged #RevolutionNow. Peter Afunaya, spokesman of the secret police, said the agency went after Sowore because he crossed the “red line”.
SaharaReporters has released a CCTV footage of how their Publisher, Omoyele Sowore was arrested, watch below.
CAUGHT ON TAPE: How Nigeria's DSS Operatives Illegally Abducted Sowore
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Exclusive CCTV footage of the moment @YeleSowore was criminally abducted by the DSS operatives in Lagos. #FreeSowore #FreeSoworeNow #RevolutionNow pic.twitter.com/0ymB12Nb9h
— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) August 5, 2019
Meanwhile, The Department of State Services (DSS), has explained that it arrested Omoyele Sowore following his threat to forcefully take over the democratically elected Federal Government of Nigeria through mass revolution slated to kick-off tomorrow nationwide.The Spokesperson of the Service, Dr Peter Afunaya who disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja today stated that as a responsible organisation, the Service would not sit and watch Sowore to execute his sinister motive against the state.
According to him, “Omoyele Sowore is with us, the Department of State Services, over his threat to carry a revolution in the country where there is a democratically elected government in place.