Taking to her verified Twitter handle @obyezeks on Saturday, Ezekwesili, also a presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria in the same election, had tweeted:
“Hmmmm. @AsoRock ought to know that they cannot sustain this unconstitutional habit of repression against #CitizensRights. All these persistent acts of @NGRPresident to shrink the Public Space with rabid level of intolerance for dissension will surely fail.#FreeSoworeNow!”
Operatives of the Department of State Services arrested Sowore in the early hours of Saturday about 1.25 a.m. in his apartment.