By Deborah Mustapha
Social media became hotter and messier as news reaching out stated that the Nigerian government set to rearrest the convener of Revolution Is Now movement, Omoyele Sowore, and other Activists before August 5.
Meanwhile, Daily News Nigeria gathered that August 5 will mark a year anniversary of #RevolutionIsNow protest held in 2019 with the clamour for better government according to the protesters.
Recall year back that Omoyele Sowore and one of the team were arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) after the government received information regarding the protest.
In the statement released by the Federal government for Sowore’s arrest, it was said that the aim of the protest is to forcefully take over the country, which is against the constitution of the country, Nigeria.
Thousands of social media users took it upon themselves as #RevolutionNow trends on Twitter.
“Now is the time to band together and break free from the oppressive tendencies of failed leaders. This struggle is real, as we cannot remain befuddled.
“We must continue to educate the Nigerian government that the #RevolutionNow movement is absolutely constitutional, legal and it’s a desirable solution to a failed leadership”, reactions read.
Part of the trend is Dele Farotimi’s video, who spoke regarding Omoyele Sowore’s arrest, noted that Nigeria can’t continue like this, added that his protest has always been silence.
“I have never been a violent man in my life but here is the point, I have a duty to my three children generations and even if it’s not achievable in my time, the ideas is planted in their head that the way we are in this country is not normal.
“We have 774 Local governments but we dont have 774 Health Care Centres neither schools.
“My argument is simple as I have no guns or stones to throw at anybody but Nigeria can’t continue like this”, he lamented.
Speaking on Arise News, Dele Farotimi disclosed that Sowore did nothing wrong but woke people, who are sleeping to wake up to reality but Federal government was threatened by Omoyele Sowore and the protest movement.