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Omoyele Sowore’s Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Education And Career

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Omoyele Sowore is a Nigerian human rights activist, pro-democracy campaigner, and founder of Sahara Reporters’ online news agency. On 3 August 2019 Sowore was arrested by the Nigerian State Security Service (SSS) for alleged treason after calling for a protest tagged RevolutionNow. All you need to know about his highlights from his Biography, Age, Net worth, Parents, Education, Wife, Political party, etc.

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Who is Omoyele Sowere?

Sowore is from Ese-Odo, Ondo State in southwest Nigeria. Omoyele was also raised in a polygamous home with sixteen children. Sowore studied Geography and Planning at the University of Lagos. Sowore is a 2023 Nigerian presidential candidate for the African Action Congress party and previously ran in the 2019 election.

Full name: Omoyele Sowore

Stage name: Yele

Date of birth:16 February 1971

Age: 51

Place of birth: Niger Delta

Nationality: Nigerian

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Omoyele Sowore's Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Education And Career

Net worth: $5 million

Education: University of Lagos

Tribe: Yoruba

Occupation: human rights activist, pro-democracy campaigner, writer, blogger, lecturer

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Marital status: Married

Spouse: Opeyemi Sowore

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Siblings: In September 2021, it was reported that Sowore’s younger brother had been shot dead by herdsmen or kidnappers in Edo state.

Children: Unknown

Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Sowore

Social media: [email protected]https://twitter.com/YeleSowore

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Muhammdu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 15,191,847 votes to win while his main contender, Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party got 11,264,977 votes to come second. Sowore came fifth with 33,953 votes ahead of other new entrants to the race like Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), who polled 16,779, and Kingsley Moghalu of the Young Democratic Party (YPP), who garnered 21,886 votes.

Sowore Embarks On Hunger Strike In Detention, Gains Freedom

On 1 March 2022, Sowore announced his intention to run for president in the 2023 Nigerian general election.

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