Olajide Sowore’s killers abduct five persons in Edo – Police
Edo Police Command on Saturday disclosed that the alleged killers of Olajide, the younger brother of Omoyele Sowore, SaharaReporters Publisher, abducted five residents in the State.
WuzupNigeria reported how Sowore broke the news of Felix Olajide's death in a Facebook post on Saturday morning.
The ex-presidential candidate averred that his younger brother was killed on his way from Igbinedion University in Edo State where he is studying Pharmacy.
“My immediate younger brother, Olajide Sowore was today shot and killed near Okada in Edo state by reportedly herdsmen kidnappers on his way from Igbinedion University in Edo State where he is studying Pharmacy.
“They snuffed out the life of yet another real human being," he mourned.
Confirming the tragic incident, Edo State Police Spoeksman, Bello Kontongs, disclosed that the deceased was shot by suspected kidnappers.
Kontongs said the victim was killed at Isuwa community along Lagos- Benin expressway at about 6:45am.
He said the suspects kidnapped five persons who were also travelling on the road.
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.”