Suspected Herdsmen Kill Daughter Of Yoruba Socio-cultural Organisation “Afenifere” Chairman


Pa Reuben Fasoranti

Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has stated that it has received information that the daughter of the organisation’s chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, has been killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen.

According to Punch, the spokesman for Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, made this known on Friday.

According to Odumakin, the 58-year-old woman was heading to Ore Junction from Akure, Ondo State, when she was attacked and shot by the herdsmen.


Mrs. Funke Olakunrin

He said:

“We have confirmed the death of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin (58), daughter of our leader, Chief Fasoranti.

“Eyewitness accounts say she died of gunshots from Fulani herdsmen who shot her at Ore junction in Ondo State earlier today.

“She was coming from Akure when the armed Fulani herdsmen came from the bush to attack her and other vehicles.

“Her domestic staff in the car with her also sustained gunshots.

“This is one death too many and a clear we-can-take-it-no-more death.”

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