Shocking! Police Speaks On The Murder Of Omoyele Sowore’s Brother
On Saturday, the police in Edo State confirmed the death of one Mr Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of social activist Mr Omoyele Sowore.
According to police, the deceased was shot dead by gunmen in Edo in the early hours of Saturday.
He was said to be on his way from Igbinedion University in Okada, near Benin, where he was studying Pharmacy when he was killed on the Benin-Lagos highway.
It went on to say that five more people were kidnapped as a result of the incident.
The deceased’s body, according to Kontongs, has been deposited at the Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital (IUTH).
“In addition to killing the younger Sowore, the suspected kidnappers made off with five unidentified persons,” said Bello Kontongs, spokesman for the police command.
“Good morning all. This is to confirm to you that suspected kidnappers at about 0645hrs along the Lagos-Benin Expressway by Isuwa kidnapped five unidentified persons.
“And in the process, they shot dead one, Sowore Felix Olajide, male, a pharmacy student of Igbinedion University Okada.
“His remains have been deposited at IUTH mortuary, Okada, while efforts are ongoing to rescue the five kidnapped victims.
“Search and rescue operations are ongoing,” he added.
The elder Sowore, had in a statement earlier on Saturday announced the killing of his younger brother by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.
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