Again, human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, officially declares to run for President in 2023.
Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has officially declared to run for President in 2023. Sowore is expected to contest on the platform of the African Action Congress (AAC). He was the party’s candidate in the 2019 presidential election. “SOWORE FOR President,” the activist posted on Facebook on Tuesday.
Sowore had last week said he would make his 2023 presidential declaration in March. He had also accused the Muhammadu Buhari-led government of arresting him and filing new charges against him to stop his declaration.
A team of armed policemen who laid siege to the entrance of the Court of Appeal in Abuja had last Thursday arrested Sowore over a frivolous petition by a former member of the House of Representatives, Ned Nwoko. He was taken to the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit, otherwise known as Abattoir, located at Guzape.
Speaking after his release, the activist said he was optimistic about becoming the next president of the country. He emphasized that he is no threat can stop him.