The national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Sunday, July 14, paid a condolence visit to to the home of the Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, over the killing of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin.
Tinubu, while speaking urged the people of the region not to allow the incident to divide Nigeria but to serve as solution to the security challenges confronting the country, Nigerian Tribune reports.
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He prayed for the Olakurin family and the Afenifere leader.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the police command in Ondo, through its spokeman, Femi Joseph, on Saturday, July 13, revealed how Funke Olakunrin, the second daughter of Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti, was killed by some kidnappers on Friday, July 12.
Confirming the sad development in his speech to newsmen, Joseph admitted that he was not aware that Funke was Fasoranti's daughter.
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.
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“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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