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Breaking: Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Shot Afenifere Chairman's Daughter, Fasoranti Dead

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Yoruba socio - cultural organisation , Afenifere , says it has received information that Mrs . Funke Olakunrin , daughter of Afenifere chairman , Pa Reuben Fasoranti , has been killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen .

The spokesman for Afenifere , Mr . Yinka Odumakin , said this in a terse message sent to The PUNCH on Friday .

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 .

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 .

More details later…

Punch Metro

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