The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has condemned the ugly killing of Olajide Sowore, the youthful brother of human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore final weekend.
The group additionally commiserated with the household of the deceased, whereas urging President Muhammadu Buhari’s authorities to go away no stone unturned till the killers are arrested and delivered to justice.
Furthermore, it lamented the chaotic state of the Nigerian society wherein insecurity has been normalised.
It, due to this fact, referred to as on political workplace holders to handle the issue.
This was contained in an announcement by the group’s spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, titled, ‘CNG Worries over Sowore Junior’s Murder, Calls For Government Action,’ and obtained by SaharaReporters on Tuesday.
Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen shot Olajide lifeless at Okada space within the Ovia North-East Local authorities space of Edo State on Saturday.
The deceased was a pupil of Pharmacy on the Igbinedion University earlier than the ill-fated incident.
Reacting on Tuesday, CNG within the assertion said, “The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) received the news of the killing of Sowore Junior, the younger brother of Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore in Benin City with shock and disbelief.
“It is quite unfortunate that Nigerians, particularly the young can be killed at will as criminals and killers exploit the huge vacuum in the political will and capacity of government to secure citizens’ lives.
“The CNG is alarmed at the rising rate of targeted assassinations across the country and the seeming helplessness of authorities to check them.
“The killing of Sowore Junior is another assassination too many which calls for concerted efforts by all well-meaning Nigerians, particularly the youth to ensure the protection of their rights to life.
“While condoling and consoling the Sowore family, we urge the government to do all it could to unravel the circumstances of the young man’s murder and to bring the killers to book.”