Governor Seyi Makinde has condemned the killing of Mrs. Olufunke Olakunrin, the daughter of the Leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio political Organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti.Mrs Olufunke Olakunrin by suspected gunmen along Benin- Ore road on Friday.
Governor Makinde in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa tasked, the security agencies in the country to get to the roots of the ugly incident
The governor in the statement
described the gruesome killing of Mrs Olakunrin ‘ as shocking, saddening and despicable “
Commiserating with Pa Fasoranti and the family, praying God to grant succour and comfort to the nonagenarian at this trying time, Governor Makinde said the incident signified the “darkest hour” of our contemporary history as a nation, and that only God could stand by and comfort the family at this time.
Governor Makinde while also condoling with his brother governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, over the loss of a daughter of one of the illustrious sons of Ondo State and a leader of the Yoruba nation called on security agencies in Ondo State and the country to urgently fish out the perpetrators of the evil incident said that the perpetrators must be made to face the full wrath of the law.
The governor then called on the Yoruba nation to take heart and be strong following Olakunrin’s killing, adding that the death further signified a dark spot in the history of the Yoruba’s renewed struggle to protect its land from invaders.