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We didn’t Shoot Sowore – FCT Police

Police Operatives professionally restored calm at the Unity Fountain following attempts by a group of protesters to incite public disturbance.

The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Police Command has debunked reports saying Sahara reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, was shot at a close range by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police’ at the Unity Fountain on Monday.

The command said its men went out to halt a group of protesters’ attempt to incite a public disturbance.

This was made known in a statement signed and made available by ASP Yusuf Mariam, the FCT Police Public Relations Officer.

The statement read; The FCT Police Command wishes to debunk the viral message in some sections of the social media purporting that ‘Omoyele Sowere was shot by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police’ at the Unity Fountain.

2. Contrary to the speculation, Police Operatives professionally restored calm at the Unity Fountain following attempts by a group of protesters to incite public disturbance. The protesters who went on the rampage were resisted by Police Operatives in order to prevent them from causing a breakdown of law and order. There is no record of such incident as at the time of this release.

3. The Command enjoins residents to remain calm and law-abiding while reaffirming its commitment towards the protection of lives and property within the FCT.

ASP Yusuf Mariam, Police Public Relations Officer, For: The Commissioner of Police FCT Police Command, Abuja.

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