Sowore barred from attending brother’s funeral in Ondo

Sowore barred from attending brother’s funeral in Ondo

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The Convener of #RevolutionNow Movement and human activist, Omoyele Sowore has been barred from attending his younger brother, Olajide Sowore funeral.

Sowore revealed on his Facebook page on Monday morning that his late brother Olajide Sowore will be buried on Thursday at our hometown, Kiribo in Ese-Odo Local Government Area in Ondo State.

Olajide Sowore, a Pharmacy student of Igbinedion University, Okada, IUO in Edo State, was shot dead on Saturday morning in Isiuwa Community, Okada, Benin-Lagos highway, sparking outrage among Nigerians.

The activist stated he would have love to attend the Ceremony because the Nigeria government had restricted his movement to the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja.

Recall that federal high court in Abuja in October 2019 granted a N100 million bail to Omoyele Sowore with Olawale Bakare, his co-defendant, on a 7-count charge of felony preferred against them by the Nigeria government.

His movement was restricted to Abuja after he was arrested by operatives of Department of State Security Service (DSS) in Lagos State and arraigned before justice Ijeoma Ojukwu in Abuja.

According to him, “My dear brother Olajide Sowore will be buried on Thursday at our hometown, Kiribo in Ese-Odo LGA in Ondo state. I won’t be able to attend his burial because the despicable Muhammadu Buhari regime has restricted me to the Federal Capital of Thieves, Abuja”.

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Police in Benin have confirmed the release of “One out of the five kidnapped victims Reverend sister Emmanuel Anyanwu was kidnapped at Isuwa by Morgan farm in the fatal abduction on 04/09/21.

The spokesman of the Nigeria police, Edo State Command, SP. Kotongs Bello said in a statement on Sunday night.

Part of the statement reads: “One out of the five kidnapped victims reverend sister Emmanuel Anyanwu was kidnapped at Isuwa by Morgan farm on 04/09/21 has been rescued unhurt, rescue operation is still ongoing to ensure all other victims are rescued unhurt”.

Investigation by our Correspondent revealed that the Catholic Nun, is currently receiving medical attention at the police Clinic in Benin City, Edo State Capital.

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