Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the homicide of Olajide Sowore, brother of human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore.
Sowore, on his Facebook web page, stated his brother was shot useless by suspected herdsmen and kidnappers on his means from Igbinedion University in Edo State the place he was learning Pharmacy.
In response, Atiku expressed his condolences and urged the federal government to arrest the perpetrators.
“I just received news of the reported killing of Mr Olajide Sowore, a student of Igbinedion University and the immediate younger brother of human rights activist, @YeleSowore. His death, and indeed the killings and daily abductions of innocent citizens, saddens me.
“Every death diminishes our humanity. My sincere condolences to the Sowore family and his friends. May his soul rest in peace.”
Every loss of life diminishes our humanity. My honest condolences to the Sowore household and his mates. May his soul relaxation in peace.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) September 4, 2021
Also, a former Senator, Ben Murray Bruce wrote Twitter: “Sincere condolences to the Sowore family and loved ones over the death of Olajide Sowore, a student of pharmacy at the Igbinedion University, Edo State.
“I urge the government to spare no resources in bringing his killers to book. May his soul rest in peace.”
My honest condolences to the Sowore household and family members over the loss of life of Mr Olajide Sowere, a pupil of pharmacy on the Igbenidion college, Edo State. I urge the federal government to spare no assets in bringing his killers to e book. May his soul relaxation in peace.
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) September 4, 2021