- Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, has condemned the killing Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti by suspected herdsmen.
We reported earlier that the daughter of the Afenifere leader was attacked alongside other road users by suspected Fulani herdsmen, while heading to Ore Junction from Akure, Ondo State. Reacting to the sad incident which occurred on Friday, Atiku Abubakar called on securityagencies to initiate a speedy and thorough investigation to bring her killers to book and stem the epidemic of insecurity in the country.
He wrote on Facebook; “I condemn, in the strongest possible term, the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Chief Reuben Fasoranti, the Chairman of Afenifere. This is one death too many. I call on the security services to initiate a speedy and thorough investigation to bring her killers to book and stem the epidemic of insecurity on our land.“My prayers and deep compassion go to Chief Reuben Fasoranti, his family and the entire membership of Afenifere. My family and I stand shoulder to shoulder with you at this trying time, even as we pray for the repose of Mrs Funke Olakunrin’s soul. Peace must return to Nigeria, by every means possible. Enough of this.”