The National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos, is currently surrounded by security agents as tension rises in the wake of today’s #RevolutionNow protest march scheduled to hold today.
According to one of our news source Punchng. The Operation MESA or OP MESA, as it is commonly referred to, is a joint Internal Security Operational platform made up of the Army, the Navy, and the Air Force.
Mr. Omoyele Sowore, publisher of the online medium, Sahara Reporters, who was also the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 General Election, had called for the #RevolutionNow protest in what he described as a protest against bad governance in the country.
He was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services at his residence on Saturday.
The DSS had disclosed that Sowore was arrested “for threatening public safety, peaceful co-existence and social harmony in the country.”
The agency called on Nigerians to disregard the “threat of revolution” issued by him.
The organizers of the protest had said they will not be deterred by the arrest of their leader, Sowore as the protest goes as scheduled