Suspected Herdsmen Kill Daughter Of Afenifere Chairman, Fasoranti
Yoruba socio -cultural organisation , Afenifere , says it has received information that Mrs . Funke Olakunrin , daughter of Afenifere chairman , Pa Reuben Fasoranti , has been killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen.
The spokesman for Afenifere , Mr . Yinka Odumakin , said this in a terse message sent to The PUNCH 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.
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 .”
Olufunke is the second child of 94 -year -old Fasoranti to die. The elder statesman had also lost a daughter , Bunmi, some years ago .