“Any Attempt To Change Govt Other Than Election Is Treasonable” – Keyamo Reacts To Sowore’s Shooting




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Following injuries sustained by a former presidential aspirant, , after a tear gas canister was fired by a police operative in , for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has reacted, stating any attempt to change present government other than through election is treasonable.

Keyamo, a of the cabinet of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), stated this in a two-part tweet Monday afternoon.

Sowore was reportedly shot Monday by a female at the Fountain in .

The politician, who is the convener of the #RevolutionNow and #BuhariMustGo campaigns, was preparing to a rally some associates when the incident happened at the Fountain in , Monday.

Keyamo, who took to Twitter, wrote, “After long years of turbulent, military govts, have agreed to adopt democracy as the best and only form of govt. Any attempt to change a government other than the ballot box or other constitutional means is treasonable matter how it is packaged in some sentimental jargon.

“All arguments against a govt be geared towards persuading the citizens to vote against it at the next polls or invoking constitutional provisions through democratic institutions. Any shortcut outside these is an invitation to anarchy and reasonable govt will tolerate it.”