You Were Assassinated By Everything That’s Not Right – Activist, Sowore In Emotional Tribute To Younger Brother Killed By Herdsmen

The younger brother to the Human Rights Activist and former Presidential Aspirant in the 2019 general election, Omoyole Sowore, has been reportedly shot dead by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Okada, Edo state.

The victim, Olajide Sowore, until his assassination on Saturday morning, 4th September, 2021, was a student of Igbinedion University, Okada studying Pharmacy.

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Confirming the killing, the Edo State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bello Kontongs said in a short statement that, “This is to confirm you that suspected kidnappers at about 06:45hrs along Lagos-Benin Expressway by Isuwa kidnapped five unidentified persons and on (sic) the process shot to death one Sowore Felix Olajide, male, a pharmacy student of Igbinedion University, Okada.

His remain has been deposited at IUTH mortuary, Okada, while effort is ongoing to rescue the five kidnap victims while search and rescue operation, is ongoing please.”

In an emotional tribute to Olajide added that his younger brother was assassinated by everything that was not right.

Human rights’ activist and campaigner “Revolution Now,” Omoyele Sowore, has described his younger brother, Felix Olajide Sowore, as an out-of-the-box thinker who created his own genre of music.


Sowore, in his tribute to Olajide who was killed by herdsmen in the Okada area of Edo State on Saturday, added that his younger brother was assassinated by “everything that was not right.” The incident, which occurred on Saturday morning, threw the family into mourning.The deceased was a student of Pharmacy at the Igbinedion University before the unfortunate incident.

The Okada Divisional Police Officer confirmed that Felix was murdered in cold blood by bloodthirsty herdsmen.

In a tribute, Sowore, said, “I have VERY SAD NEWS! 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 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. 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!”

Post Author: Friday Ekeoba