Felix Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, has been killed by kidnappers.
Sowore, in an online post on Saturday morning, said his brother was killed by suspected herdsmen/kidnappers in Edo state.
The Edo Police, through its spokesman, Kontongs Bello hasy confirmed Olajide’s death.
He said the victim was killed by kidnappers around 6 am on Saturday.
“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.”
More details shortly.