The Abuja Police Command has refuted the viral news making rounds on social media purporting that ‘Omoyele Sowere was shot by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police’ at the Unity Fountain.
A statement released by The State Public Relations Officer ,ASP Yusuf Mariam,
Reads in “Contrary to the speculation, Police Operatives professionally restored calm at the Unity Fountain following attempts by a group of protesters to incite a public disturbance.
She said “The protesters who went on the rampage were repelled by Police Operatives in order to prevent them from causing a breakdown of law and order.
“The Command enjoins residents to remain calm and law-abiding while reaffirming its commitment towards the protection of lives and property within the FCT.”