President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Chairman of Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti over the death of his daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin.
Mrs Olakunrin was said allegedly killed by suspected herdsmen on Friday, July 12, 2019.
Spokesman for Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin revealed that Mrs. Olakunrin was killed by suspected herdsmen in Ondo state.
But the statement from the Presidency released by Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity said the deceased was rather killed by armed robbers along the highway.
Buhari who expressed his condolence said “The deceased was reportedly shot on Friday along the Kajola-Ore road, in Ondo State, by those the police described as armed robbers.”
The statement signed by Mr Femi Adesina, added that:
“The President prayed that God will comfort Pa Fasoranti, and give him the fortitude to bear the grievous loss.
“He also directed security agencies to swing into action, and bring the hoodlums to justice in the shortest possible time.”
President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, whose daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin was killed along Ondo-Ore road by those described as armed robbers by Ondo Police Command. He prays God to give Pa Fasoranti fortitude to bear the loss.
— Femi Adesina (@FemAdesina) July 12, 2019
Also, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has condemned the killing of Pa Fasoranti’s daughter.
Atiku in a series of tweet on Friday called on the security services to initiate speedy and thorough investigations to bring the killer of the 58-year-old woman to book.