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Nigerians call for Sowore’s release

Calls for the release of the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the last general election, Omoyele Sowore has been trending on Twitter, since the news of his arrest broke.

Sowore, who is also an activist and publisher of Saharareporters was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services at his Lagos home in the early hours of Saturday.

The National Legal Adviser of the  African Action Congress, Mr. Inibehe Effiong said that Sowore was arrested for planning a protest.

Sowore, who is a former Student Union President of the University of Lagos, has been arrested by government agencies in the past.

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