Human Right activist and Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore is in a state of mourning as gunmen suspected to be Herdsmen shot his immediate younger brother, Felix Olajide Sowore dead early Saturday morning of September 4, 2021.
He said, “Felix Olajide Sowore, my immediate younger brother who is a student of Pharmacy at Igbinedion University in Edo killed today by persons suspected to be herdsmen near Okada. Saddest day yet!
“I just heard the sad news. The DPO of Okada Police station just confirmed to our family that he was shot by herdsmen operating as kidnappers.”
SaharaReporters had in February reported how youth leaders in Edo State issued a 14-day ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to vacate their communities, owing to the killings and violence perpetrated by suspected killer herders.