Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere leader, Baba Fasoranti claims that his daughter has been killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ore.
Afenifere says it has received information that Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has been killed by persons suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.
According to Odumakin, the 58-year-old woman was heading to Ore Junction from Akure, Ondo State, when she was attacked and shot by the herdsmen on Friday.
He said, “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.”
Olufunke is the second child of 94-year-old Fasoranti to die. The elder statesman had also lost a daughter, Bunmi, some years ago.
Femi Fani Kayode confirms the news via Twitter;
I have just spoken to my brother Yinka Odumakin and he has confirmed to me that the daughter of our very own Baba Fasoranti, the leader of Afenifere, was slaughtered by Fulani herdsmen in Ore today. 😭
This is the final straw. The Yoruba MUST act NOW. We must defend our people!