BREAKING: Police, Army And Airforce Lockdown Abuja To Halt #RevolutionNow Protest

Police, Army And Airforce have put Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, under partial lockdown to stop a scheduled #RevolutionNow Protest led by Omoyele Sowore.

Early this morning (Tuesday), a combined team of police, army, air force and some paramilitary personnel was deployed to the streets of Abuja, thus, preventing the protesters from converging.

Prompt News reports that #RevolutionNow group had scheduled a protest for today against ‘bad governance’ at the Unity Fountain at Maitama district in Abuja.

The leader of the group, Omoyele Sowore, tweeting via @YeleSowore, said:

“Police, army and airforce put Abuja in lockdown to frustrate #RevolutionNow.

“Police attack #RevolutionNow members at Unity Fountain in Abuja, protesters arrested and are being brutalized.”

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