Insecurity: Police Reacts To Death Of Afenifere Leader’s Daughter
The late Funke Olakunrin. Source: Twitter

The Ondo State Command Police has confirmed the killing of Olakunri, daughter of, Pa Fasoranti, the National Leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, by suspected  herdsmen.

Concise News reports that the Public Relations Officer of the State Command, Femi Joseph, said they had not affirmed if the deceased was related to Pa Fasoranti.

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“We have not established whether the woman is related to Pa Fasoranti or not,” he said.

He revealed that some other passengers were kidnapped during the incident, which happened on Friday.

Joseph disclosed that the incident occurred on the Benin-Sagamu Expressway, involving two vehicles, one of which was shot at by the attackers.

He said: “What happened was that the hoodlums attacked two vehicles, one Toyota Land Cruiser which was conveying the deceased and four others.

“When we (police) got to the scene, we rushed her to the hospital, unfortunately, we lost her.

“The hoodlums also attacked a vehicle belonging to Young Shall Grow carrying about four passengers who were abducted by the attackers.

“We were able to rescue all those that were kidnapped except one passenger who is still being held.

“But our men are already in the bush working to rescue the hostage and apprehend the perpetrators.”

It was gathered that the 58-year-old woman was heading for Akure, Ondo State, from Lagos when she was attacked and shot.

Her domestic staff in the car was also said to have sustained gunshot wounds.