The convener of the Revolution Now movement, Omoyele Sowore, was shot at by the police in Abuja on Monday.
VANTAGE NEWS learnt that Sowore was shot at the Unity Fountain while he was trying to gain entrance into the place.
Sowore was said to have been speaking with a detachment of police officers stationed at the public facility when an officer shot at the crowd.
People had gathered at the fountain at 8:30am for a protest. But the police allegedly denied them entry into the facility.
Sowore has been in constantbrawl with law enforcement agents since 2020 when he was arrested and detained for months by the Department of State Services (DSS).
He had called for a nationwide protest but was arrested on the eve of the demonstration in August 2020.
The FCT police command are yet to respond to the shooting incident.