- Pa Reuben Fasoranti expressed sadness over the death of his daughter
- Funke Olakunrin was shot to death on Friday, July 12, while travelling
- The Afenifere leader said he asked President Buhari to look into the country's security situation
Pa Reuben Fasoranti has spoken following the killing of his daughter, Funke Olakunrin, saying he never believed he would not be seeing her again.
The Cable reports that the leader of the socio-cultural Yoruba group, Afenifere, spoke on Saturday, July 13, when he received dignitaries who had come to pay condolence visits.
The Afenifere leader said he did not believe Friday would be the last day he would see his daughter as she had come to bid him farewell.
Fasoranti said President Muhammadu Buhari had offered his condolence. He said all he asked the president is to curb the rising crime in the country.
He said: “She came to me around 9am on Friday to bid me farewell. I never thought I would not see her again.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has called to commiserate with me. But all I need from the president is to find solutions to these killings in the country.”
Meanwhile, the police command in Ondo, through its spokesman, Femi Joseph, on Saturday, July 13, revealed how Funke was killed by some kidnappers on Friday, July 12.
In his report on the details of the victim's murder, the police spokesman said: “It happened at a spot between Kajola and Ore, where some hoodlums numbering about 15, attacked two vehicles, 1 Toyota Land Cruiser and 1 Camry.
“The the Land Cruiser was carrying five passengers, including the deceased, which we later identified as one Funke Olakunrin. They shot the woman, we rushed her to the hospital, but we lost her.
“Other four occupants that were abducted, we have rescued them. Inside the Camry too, we had three occupants, they were also abducted, but we have rescued them. We have rescued a total of seven persons taken during the attack.
“There is still one person left that we are still looking for, and we are working frantically to ensure that the hoodlums are brought to justice and ensure any other hostage were rescued.”
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