Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, has claimed that the federal government is plotting to rearrest and infect him with coronavirus.
Sowore was initially arrested and detained in August last year over his #RevolutionNow Movement.
In a series of tweets, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 election, said he was a wanted man again, following a report he disclosed on President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, had contacted coronavirus.
Sowore: “Following the revelation by SaharaReporters that the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari contracted coronavirus and subsequent revelations about the criminal conducts/negligence that has brought Nigeria to the nadir of this global pandemic, the Buhari regime today sent some high powered delegation to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria to help procure a judge to grant a detention order against me.“
“The courts are reportedly on break due to COVID-19 pandemic. This was leaked to our lawyers a few minutes ago. They plan this time is to use the Nigerian Army for the sinister plot. The plan is to obtain a court order and then send soldiers to shoot up my residence in Abuja by claiming that I resisted arrest with armed colleagues, if I am arrested alive they would take me to an Army Barracks in Abuja to be tortured and /or infected with COVID-19. I am not raising the alarm to scare anyone, it is to inform our compatriots that we should brace for difficult days ahead.”