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Revolution Now: Sowore crossed red-line, says DSS

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The Department of State Services DSS says African Action Congress AAC presidential candidate and covener of the revolution now protest, Omoyele Sowore, was arrested for threatening the public peace and safety with his planned protest.

Sowore was arrested from his residence in Lagos on Saturday by men of the DSS, following plans for a viral revolution now march across major cities of the country.

Peter Afunaya, DSS spokesman, speaking with newsmen on Sunday, stated Sowore crossed the red-line by calling for a revolution.

“The secret police would not just sit idly and watch any individual, group and their cohorts rise and threaten the peace, unity, and constitutionalism of the country,” he said.

Adding, “though there is apprehension and anxiety among citizens already, we wish to assure friends of Nigeria, and other law-abiding citizens, that there will be no revolution of any kind come Monday, August 5, 2019,’’

He further stated ” “A democratically elected government is in charge, and we cannot allow any person or group to foment chaos or fan the ember of revolution.’’

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