Native doctor accompanies Omoyele Sowore to court


The human right activist, Omoyele Sowore, who commenced his trial yesterday at the Wuse, Zone 2 Magistrate Court Abuja was accompanied into the court room by a traditional spiritual leader dressed in full regalia.

Sowore was arrested alongside four others on December 31, 2020, for organizing a candlelight procession and charged for alleged criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly, and inciting public disturbance. The commencement of his trial was scheduled for yesterday.

The native doctor was seen waving his horsewhip and gourd in the air while chanting some incantations ahead of the commencement of trial.