Omoyele Sowore’s younger brother shot dead

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Omoyele Sowore

Olajide Sowore, the immediate younger brother of Sahara Reporters Publisher and human rights activist , Omoyele Sowore has been shot dead in Edo state. 

 

Omoyele who penned down a tribute to his brother, said that Olajide was killed today September 4 near Okada in Edo state by “herdsmen /kidnappers”, while on his way from Igbinedion University in Edo sate where he is studying Pharmacy.

 

Recounting how he travelled widely with his younger brother and their other brother, the activist described Olajide as the one who made everyone happy, snuck out his older ones to parties and took all the blames when their disciplinarian father found out. 

 

He added that the deceased was an out-of-the-box thinker who decided school wasn’t for him, created his own genre of music and then turned around to go to school after he almost turned 50. 

 

Omoyele Sowore wrote; 

 

My immediate younger brother, Olajide Sowore was today shot and killed near Okada in Edo state by…



Source: Linda Ikeji