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#freesowore: 53 Rights Organizations To Hold Rally Demanding Sowore's Release

About 53 non-governmental organizations under
the aegis of Coalition of Human and Civil Rights
Organizations(COHCRO) are set to hold a protest
calling for the release of Omoyele Sowore, an
opponent of President Muhammadu Buhari in the
last presidential election.
Sowore was arrested on August 3 by the Nigerian
secret police, the Department of State Services
(DSS) and has been in detention since then.
He was abducted by the DSS in a Gestapo style
in his apartment for organizing a demonstration
tagged, #RevolutionNow.
A statement by Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman
on behalf of the coalition said: “Well-meaning
Nigerians and lovers of genuine democracy would
grace the event slated for Thursday 5th of
September, 2019.
“The planned March protest would draw members
from no fewer than 53 organizations across the
country and beyond, including artisans,
transporters, market men and women, Coalition
for Revolution (CORE) and host of others.
“The protest would commence from Ikeja and end
up at the Command Headquarters of the State
Security Service (SSS) in Shangisha, Lagos, where
protest letter would be submitted to the Head of
the Command.”
Different civil society organizations have also
joined in demanding the freedom of Sowore.
Forty-eight of them writing to the United Nations
and the African Union to put pressure on the
Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to release
Sowore.

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