The home of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti is filled with sympathisers who came to condole with the elder statesman over the death of his 58 years old daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin who was killed by unknown gunmen along Lagos-Ore expressway on Saturday.

The sympathisers who besieged the old man’s house in Akure as early as six o’clock in the morning were overwhelmed with grief over the incident.

Some of the dignitaries that have paid condolence visits included the former Ondo state governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, former speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Dr. Bakita Bello, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP National Vice Chairman Southwest, Chief Eddy Olafeso, PDP chairman in Ondo state, Chief Clement Faboyede, and some clerics within the state.

A condolence register has also been opened at the entrance of Chief Fasoranti’s house while sympathisers stood in groups discussing the incident.

In an interview the former speaker, Dr. Bakita Bello who described the killing as unfortunate called on the Federal government to rise up to the insecurity challenge facing the southwest region.

Also speaking, Chief Eddy Olafeso blamed the government for not being responsive in addressing killings of Nigerians by hoodlums.

Kayode Animasaun


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