By Emmanuel Adigwe
Human rights activist and co-convener of the BringBackOurGirls movement, Aisha Yesufu, has faulted Omoyele Sowore’s arrest.
Responding to the arrest of the activist, Ms. Yesufu said that the country belongs to everybody and a peaceful protester shouldn’t be arrested for protesting peacefully.
The popular activist disclosed this on Sunday as she took to her Twitter account saying that Sowore has a right to protest every day if the government continues to be “incompetent, clueless, corrupt and inept”.
Faulting Sowore’s arrest, she wrote:
“Nigeria belongs to all of us. The right Buhari @MBuhari has to be an incompetent, clueless, corrupt, inept and a failed President without being arrested is the right Omoyele Sowore @YeleSowore has to protest every day. No Nigerian is more Nigerian than any Nigerian #FreeSowore.”
GWG reports that Omoyele Sowore was arrested on December 31 during a crossover protest in Abuja and his lawyer, Femi Falana, has stated that the police authorities had refused his client’s application for bail.