Human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore has shared the hyperlink to the digital attendance possibility of the burial ceremony of his youthful brother, Olajide Sowore, who was killed by herdsmen on Saturday.
Taking to his Facebook web page on Tuesday, Sowore shared the hyperlink to a pre-scheduled zoom assembly which is able to join well-wishers to the burial ceremony holding at Ondo State on Thursday.
He wrote. “#Justice4JideSowore ZOOM Burial. Time: Sep 9, 2021 10: 00 AM Africa/Lagos Join Zoom Meeting. https://us02web.zoom.us. Meeting ID: 853 8278 1388. Passcode: 563964.”
The inclusion of a virtual meeting in the burial arrangement comes as the activist himself has not been granted the opportunity to attend the burial.
Sowore is currently under open detention in Abuja, the country’s capital following the court order issued by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu in 2019.
Olajide was recently murdered in cold blood on the Lagos-Benin expressway.
Before his death, Olajide was a student of Igbinedion University, Okada, where he was studying Pharmacy.
Sowore said his brother would be buried on Thursday, September, 9 at their hometown –Kiribo – in the Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The activist had earlier thanked Nigerians for their support and condolence messages since the demise of his brother.
He, however, said his family was not aware of any security agency conducting an investigation into the murder of his brother despite many promises made by government officials to ensure his killers are brought to book.
Sowore had said, “Again, thank you all for reaching out with great love and kind words of consolation, support and solidarity over the tragic but still unexplained death of my dearest brother, Felix Olajide Sowore.
“I send you loads of gratitude from the bottom of my heart and that of my entire family.
”We ought to report back to the general public that regardless of the noise from Nigerian authorities officers promising to ‘apprehend’ my brother’s killers, we aren’t conscious of any safety company/ies finishing up rescue operations to free these purportedly kidnapped or investigating the id of Jide’s murderers.
”It isn’t as if we count on something from the failed Nigerian system that took our brother’s life, I really feel that I owe you all an replace on these issues.
”My dearest brother and childhood buddy, Olajide Sowore shall be buried on Thursday, ninth of September 2021 at our hometown, Kiribo within the Ese-Odo native authorities space of Ondo state ranging from 10AM.
“I gained’t be capable to attend as a result of the despicable Muhammadu Buhari regime has since December 2019 restricted by a courtroom order issued by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu to Abuja.”