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BREAKING: Sowore’s younger brother shot dead

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Olajide, the younger brother of Sahara Reporters’ Publisher and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, has been killed.

Sowore confirmed this in a Facebook post on Saturday.

The activist said his brother was killed by suspected herdsmen or kidnappers.

The deceased is said to be in his late 40s.

According to him, the deceased was killed on his way from Igbinedion University in Edo State.

The police had yet to react to the student’s death as of the time of filing this report.

Sowore posted, “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! Rest In Power, “Dr. Mamiye!”

“This act in itself will not delay their day of justice.

Omoyele Sowore, who is a former presidential candidate, had earlier also claimed that the Nigerian government is after his life.

Sowore was arrested and beaten during a protest in Abuja on January 1, 2021.

Also, he was injured by a police officer during a protest in Abuja on May 31, 2021.

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