How Sahara Reporters Publisher’s Brother, Olajide Sowore, Was Killed

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Olajide Sowore, shot dead

Those who murdered the younger brother of Omoyele Sowore, Publisher of Sahara Reporters, abducted five persons, according to the police.

 

Sowore’s younger brother was killed at Isuwa Community near Okoda town Ore Benin expressway.

 

 

It is not clear if the kidnappers identified him as Sowore’s younger brother. The other five taken away were traveling with him.

 

In a statement confirming the killing of Olajide, Kotongo Bello, the police public relations officer,
Edo State police command, writes:

 

 

“This is to confirm 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.”