The management of Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State has described it’s late student, Felix Olajide Sowore, as “a student who exhibited good conduct and excellent performance in his studies”, stating that his death was an “irreparable loss”.
The late Sowore was the younger brother of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore. He was killed Saturday morning by kidnappers who also abducted five commuters at Okada area along the Benin – Lagos expressway.
A statement on the university’s website on Monday says “The Management, staff and students of Igbinedion University, Okada received with deep sense of loss the news of the unfortunate death of Mr. Olajide Sowore, a 200-Level Pharmacy student of the university. Late Olajide died from gunshot injuries sustained after he ran into the hands of suspected kidnappers at Isiuwa Community, along the Lagos-Benin expressway on 4th September, 2021.
“Records available show that late Olajide, while a student, exhibited good conduct and excellent performance in his studies. He was such an amiable and mature gentleman, with lots of promise.
“The entire University community mourns this great loss and also commiserates with the family of late Mr. Sowore at this trying moment, while praying God to grant them the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss”.
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