Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice President, has condemned the murder of Olajide Sowore, brother of activist Omoyele Sowore.
Reacting, Atiku expressed his condolences and urged the government to arrest the perpetrators.
“I just received news of the reported killing of Mr Olajide Sowore, a student of Igbinedion University and the immediate younger brother of human rights activist, @YeleSowore. His death, and indeed the killings and daily abductions of innocent citizens, saddens me.
“Every death diminishes our humanity. My sincere condolences to the Sowore family and his friends. May his soul rest in peace.”
Also, Ben Murray Bruce, a former Senator wrote on Twitter, “sincere condolences to the Sowore family and loved ones over the death of Mr Olajide Sowere, a student of pharmacy at the Igbinedion University, Edo State.
“I urge the government to spare no resources in bringing his killers to book. May his soul rest in peace.”
The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), promised that justice will be served after the murder of Olajide Sowore, brother of popular activist, Omoyele Sowore.
The minister made the promise in a statement on Saturday as he condoled with the activist over the death of his brother.
Keyamo said he and other compatriots will pressurise law-enforcement agents to track down the killers of Olajide Sowore and bring them to justice.
“Myself and other compatriots would be pressurising the law-enforcement agents to track down these killers without delay and bring them to justice. This, and many others around the country, must be checkmated with all arsenals at our disposal,” he wrote.
He urged Sowore “to take heart and remain committed to helping the nation find a lasting solution to some of these numerous challenges.”