By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
The Coalition of Oodua Self Determination Group (COSEG), a Yoruba self determination group has urged the Police and other Security Agencies in the country to arrest the Killers of the daughter of Afenifere leader,PA Fasoranti,Mrs Olakunrin who was killed on Friday in Ore,Ondo state.
It condemned in strong term the gruesome killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin on her way back from Akure to visit her father who incidentally is a leader of one of the two factions of Afenifere.
In a press statement issued and signed by the Chairman Coordinating Council,Comrade Dayo Ogunlana, the group the killing is not only barbaric but inciting.
According to Ogunlana ” we condemn in totality the gruesome murder of the second daughter of pa Fasoranti , one of the great Yoruba leaders. This woman was allegedly killed at a time when she was coming from a visit to her father.This murder is most gruesome coming at a time when there is a great distrust among various ethnic groups in Nigeria. We make bold to say that this killing is not only barbaric but inciting”
The foremost group called the federal government and the Nigeria police to arrest the criminals wherever they are and fully investigate the reason for the killing, The group said they will await the reports of the Police and group intelligence network before embarking on any action whatsoever.
Dayo Ogunlana said ” we call on the federal government,the Nigeria Police and other security agencies to arrest and bring the culprits to book.We as a foremost organisation of history will not jump into conclusion as to who killed this woman of peace and the reason behind the killing but will await the report of the investigation of the police and our intelligence network to be able to ascertain the motive behind the killing .
Though we are not happy at all because it is one of the murders too much to cope with, but we shall keep our fingers crossed till the reports majorly from our intelligence and also the Nigeria police come out in some days,.we shall keep the public posted and the irrepressible Yoruba people”.
The group called on the federal government to fortify the security system and urgently approve the state security.
Dayo Ogunlana Said” we don’t know what is stopping the process of establishing State Police. The increase in the rate of insecurity will greatly be reduced with the establishment of State Security and their cooperation with Neighbourhood vigilantes.The delay In their establishment is causing serious havoc not forgetting that our elected leaders sworn on oath to protect our life and property”.
Finally,the group maintained that armed robbery, herdsmen destruction, killing, kidnapping and assassination will greatly be reduced with the establishment of state police.
“These are majorly the cause of insecurity and must just be nipped in the bud. The cooperation of State Security and neighborhood vigilantes will go a long way “, it added.