A former president Goodluck Jonathan has condoled with the Reuben Fasoranti family over the death of his daughter Funke Olakunrin. Concise News had reported that the Afenifere leader’s daughter Funke Olakunrin, was on Friday hacked to death by some suspected herdsmen in Ore, Ondo State.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has lamented the death of the daughter of Afenifere Chairman Funke Fasoranti Olakunrin allegedly killed by herdsmen. Concise News had reported that Funke died on Friday in Ore, Ondo State with the pro-Biafra group describing it as barbaric.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday sent in a condolence letter to the bereaved Afenifere leader Reuben Fasoranti after the killing of his daughter, Funke Olakunrin. Obasanjo said the killing was a worrisome development in the polity especially at a time when all well-meaning Nigerians are preaching tolerance and political accommodation in national politics.
A Southwest group, Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA) has given Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) a three-day ultimatum to fish out the killer of Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter. The group expressed its shock over the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere Chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti by some suspected herdsmen in Ondo State.
Nigeria’s Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, says the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has invested N900 billion in the power sector since 2015, Concise News reports. The country’s number two citizen said this on Friday when he visited the Asagba of Asaba, Delta state, Prof. Chike Edozien.
Gunmen have allegedly killed an uncle to Senator Elisha Abbo and also kidnapped his nursing step mother, Concise News reports. Abbo’s uncle was attacked in his home state of Adamawa on Saturday, July 13, 2019 around 1 pm at Muchalla ward in Mubi North Local Government Area.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council has sympathised with the Yoruba over the death of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the National Leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, killed by suspected herdsmen. President General of Ohanaeze youths Okechukwu Isiguzoro said the killing was an evil act which could spark a tribal war.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has said that his predecessor and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, taught him to fight godfathers. According to Obaseki, the former governor started the crusade of fighting Edo godfathers in 2006, adding that he would uphold the legacy as it has favoured the people of the state.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been dragged to court by its National Vice Chairman (North-West), Inuwa Abdulkadir, Concise News reports. Abdulkadir has also given the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, a seven-day ultimatum to retract an alleged defamatory publication against his person, tender a public apology and pay N500m as monetary compensation or be prepared to face legal action.
A former Super Eagles captain and coach Christian Chukwu has returned to Nigeria after undergoing medical treatment in London, the United Kingdom. Concise News recalls that Chukwu had been in London where had gone for medical treatment for prostate cancer and had been treated in Enugu state, southeast Nigeria.