According to reports reaching Oyogist.com, The Edo State Police Command has confirmed the killing of Olajide Sowore by kidnappers around 6am on Saturday.
Olajide Sowore was reportedly killed along the Lagos-Benin expressway when gunmen kidnapped about five persons travelling on the route.
Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Kontongs Bello, said that the remains of the deceased had been deposited at IUTH Mortuary, Okada.
“This is to confirm to you that suspected kidnappers at about 0645hrs along the Lagos-Benin Expressway by Isuwa kidnapped five unidentified persons and in the process shot to death one Sowore Felix Olajide male a Pharmacy student of Igbinedion University Okada.
“His remains have been deposited at IUTH Mortuary Okada while effort is ongoing to rescue the five kidnap victims. Search and rescue operation is ongoing.”