Police Confirm Killing of Olajide Sowore
The Edo State Police Command has confirmed the killing of Olajide Sowore, younger brother to Omoyele Sowore, by suspected kidnappers on Saturday.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Edo state, Kontongs Bello, said the remains of Olajide Sowore had been deposited at IUTH Mortuary, Okada.
According to Bello, Olajide Sowore was killed while the gunmen kidnapped five others in the process.
The PPRO said, “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 shot to death one Sowore Felix Olajide male a Pharmacy student of Igbinedion University Okada.
“His remains have been deposited at IUTH Mortuary Okada while effort is ongoing to rescue the five kidnap victims. Search and rescue operation is ongoing.”
Earlier, former presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, had in a Facebook post said his brother was shot dead along the Lagos-Benin Expressway.