Fulani Herdsmen Kill Daughter of Afenifere Leader, Pa Fasoranti

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Daughter of the leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti has been killed by suspected herdsmen in Ondo State.

She was said to be traveling along Benin/Ore expressway when she, along with others, ran into the barricade mounted by the suspected  Fulani herdsmen.

Afenifere’s spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, confirmed the killing of the 58-year old Olakunrin  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.

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