Policeman and Soldiers on Monday dispersed members of the #RevolutionNow movement who converged at the National Stadium,Lagos.
According to Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 General Election, and publisher of the Sahara Reporters he described the move as a protest against bad governance in the country.
Omoyele Sowore was on Saturday arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services at his home.
The DSS had said that Sowore was arrested “for threatening public safety, peaceful co-existence and social harmony in the country.”
The protesters arrived at theLagosstadium around 7 am on Monday, for the kick-off of the protest met a detachment of policemen at the entrance of the stadium.
According to reports, the protesters, however, started chanting for the release of Omoyele Sowore.
Shortly after, policemen fired teargas and shot into the air to disperse the protesters.