A former Presidential media aide, Reno Omokri, disclosed that he was shocked over the killing of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the National Leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Pa Reuben Fasoranti.
Concise News had earlier reported that the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation announced the killing of Mrs Olakunrin by suspected herdsmen on Friday by the Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin.
Odunmakin confirmed that late Mrs Olakunrin, a 58-year-old woman, was heading to Ore Junction from Akure, Ondo State when she was attacked and shot by some suspected herdsmen.
The statement reads: “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,” the spokesperson of the Afenifere group said on Friday.
Reacting to the development in a tweet published on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, Omokri, who condemned the killing and criticized the Federal government RUGA scheme.
Omokri tweeted: “I am in shock! Herdsmen have killed the daughter of the leader of Afenifere? Who is safe in Nigeria? Do we have a government? Shot in broad daylight. By herdsmen? May General @MBuhari‘s RUGA PERISH. NEVER, NEVER, NEVER. Nigerians must stop dying for herdsmen! Oh, Nigeria!”
I am in shock! Herdsmen have killed the daughter of the leader of Afenifere? Who is safe in Nigeria? Do we have a government? Shot in broad daylight. By herdsmen? May General @MBuhari‘s RUGA PERISH. NEVER, NEVER, NEVER. Nigerians must stop dying for herdsmen! Oh Nigeria!
— Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) July 12, 2019