The management of Igbinedion University on Monday described the death of Olajide Felix Sowore as an irreparable loss.
The younger brother of the convener, Revolution Now, Omoyele Sowore was killed by kidnappers on Saturday morning while on along Lagos-Benin Expressway.
A statement posted on the school’s website on Monday reads: “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 matured 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,” the statement added.