MURIC Bashes Killers Of Sowore’s Brother, Tasks Police To Find Killers
Sowore had explained that his brother was killed by bandits on Saturday, September 4 near Okada in Edo State by herdsmen/kidnappers while he was returned from Igbinedion University in Edo State.
Omoyele Sowore announcing the death of his brother wrote;
My immediate younger brother, Olajide Sowore was today shot and killed near Okada in Edo state by reportedly herdsmen /kidnappers on his way from Igbinedion University in Edo sate where he is studying Pharmacy.
They snuffed out the life yet another real human being!
Rest In Power, “Dr. Mamiye!”
MURIC, in a statement signed by its director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, spoke out against the perpetrators of the crime.
MURIC charged the Edo Police Command to put in efforts in catching the killers who committed the murder.
The statement read: “We … strongly condemn the killing of Felix Olajide Sowore. What is the crime of this student?
“Why must our young brains be wasted in this manner? This is one killing too many. We call on the Edo Police Command to find his killers without delay, ”
“This kind of tragedy should not be happening around this time. We are not unaware of the travails of the victim’s senior brother in the hands of security agencies.
“It saddens our hearts to learn of this heart-breaking calamity around this time. The police must therefore go all out for Felix’s assailants.
“This killing must be condemned by all right-thinking Nigerians. It is a heinous crime. It is wicked, heartless and inexplicable. The killers can run but they cannot hide. The long arms of the law must catch them.”