Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of Sahara Reporters Publisher and ex-presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore, has been killed in Edo State.
Olajide, who was approaching his 50th birthday, was killed in the early hours of Saturday on his way from Igbinedion University, where he was studying Pharmacy, according to a post on Sowore’s Facebook page.
Sowore described his late brother as a “out-of-the-box thinker” in the tribute.
The statement read: “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 sate where he is studying Pharmacy.
“They snuffed out the life yet another real human being! Rest In Power, “Dr. Mamiye!”
“This act in itself will not delay their day of justic
“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 enem
“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.
“You, the guy who was an out-of-the-box thinker who decided school wasn’t for you and created your own genre of music and then turned around to go to school after you almost turned 50!
“You lived your life so that everyone could be alright but now assassinated by everything that’s not alright! Saddest day yet!”