Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have shot useless Felix Olajide Sowore, youthful brother to human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore, at Okada space within the Ovia North-East Local authorities space of Edo State.
The incident which occurred on Saturday morning has thrown the household into mourning.
According to Sowore, the deceased was a pupil of Pharmacy on the Igbinedion University earlier than the unlucky incident.
He acknowledged that the Divisional Police Officer of the Okada Police Station confirmed that Felix was murdered in chilly blood by bloodthirsty Fulani herdsmen.
He mentioned, “Felix Olajide Sowore, my quick youthful brother who’s a pupil of Pharmacy at Igbinedion University in Edo killed right now by individuals suspected to be Fulani herdsmen close to Okada. Saddest day but!
“I just heard the sad news. The DPO of Okada Police station just confirmed to our family that he was shot by Fulani 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 Fulani herders.
Around similar time, aggrieved ladies in Uromi, Edo, had protested the rising instances of assaults, rituals and kidnappings by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
The ladies had blocked some main roads in the neighborhood, alleging that they have been continually being harassed and intimidated by the Fulani herdsmen.
They had lamented that that they had misplaced fortunes because of the damaging actions of cows belonging to the herdsmen, noting that they have been not protected.
According to them, the answer to the issue is for Fulani herdsmen to go away the realm.