A delegation of the National Assembly has paid a condolence visit to the Afenifere Leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti who lost his daughter, Funke Olakunrin, with a pledge that the lawmakers will support efforts by government to tackle security challenges facing the country. 

The House and the senate sent the delegation following a motion moved a lawmaker representing Akure north / south federal constituency, Mr. Adedayo Omolafe, who urged the federal government to make the killing of Fasoranti’s daughter a test case to end kidnapping and highway banditry.

Speaking with newsmen shortly after condoling the 94yr-old Afenifere leader on behalf of the House of Representatives, Mr. Segun Odebunmi who led the delegation, said various security measures by the federal government like deployment of more soldiers on the highways would receive the blessing of the National Assembly.

Mr. Odebunmi who is from Oyo state and Chairman, House committee on information, urged the Inspector General of Police and other security heads to come up with a lasting solution to insecurity in the country.

Also, the Senate Deputy Leader, Professor Ajayi Boroffice and Senator Ibikunle Amosun from Ogun central who led Senate delegation, noted that every right thinking Nigerian should be concerned about insecurity in the country.

Senator Boroffice vowed that the National Assembly would give maximum support to security agencies to fish out killers of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader.

Leke Adegbite


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