Afenifere Chairman, Pa. Reuben Fasoranti’s daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin has been shot dead by gunmen, reported to be herdsmen, according to the Secretary of the Afenifere.
The Spokesman of the pro-Yoruba group, Yinka Odumakin revealed the sad incident in a message to PUNCH.
“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.
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.
Olufunke is 94-year old Pa. Fasoranti’s second child loss after losing one of his daughters, Bunmi some years ago.