Olajide, the younger brother of Sahara Reporters’ Publisher and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, has been murdered.
Sowore announced this in a Facebook post on Saturday, adding that the Divisional Police Officer of Okada Police Station confirmed the death to his family.
The activist said his brother was killed by suspected herdsmen operating as 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 officially 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.