Sowore appeared in court on Wednesday for the first time after his release in December 2019. Top civil activists have joined the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, at the Federal High Court in Abuja to solidarize with Sahara Reporters publisher, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, who is being prosecuted for organizing a nationwide protest tagged #RevolutionNow.
Soyinka arrived at the court ahead of the proceedings scheduled to commence at 9 am. Others including a former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani later joined him.
Sani, an activist, who exchanged banters with the playwright, later took a seat behind him.
A former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, and another activist, Deji Adeyanju, later arrived.