Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore, recently murdered by suspected bandits, is due for burial Thursday in his hometown of Kiribo in Ese-Odo local government area of Ondo state.
This is contained in a message on Monday in Abuja by Mr Sowore.
“My dearest brother and childhood friend, Olajide, will be buried on Thursday at our hometown, Kiribo in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, at 10am,” he said.
Mr Olajide was killed by suspected bandits Saturday morning on his way from Igbinedion University in Edo, where he was studying Pharmacy.
Five other persons were kidnapped during the incident, the police in the state said.
Meanwhile, in the message, Mr Sowore thanked Nigerians “for reaching out with great love and kind words of consolation, support and solidarity over the tragic but still unexplained death of my dearest brother, Felix Olajide Sowore.
“I send you loads of gratitude from the bottom of my heart and that of my entire family,” he said.