Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of the Sahara Reporters and a human rights activist, 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.
“I travelled widely with you and our father as a little kid. You were the most loved robust kid I ever first knew. You, Mr. magnet had no enemy!
“You, Mr. Sunshine Foundation who made everyone happy.
“You, the boy who snuck out his older ones to parties, taking all the blames when our disciplinarian father found out.