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Published On: Mon, Jul 15th, 2019

Senate commiserates with Fasoranti over daughter’s death

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By Musa Adamu and Ikechukwu Okaforadi

The Senate has consoled with the family of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, over the killing of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin, along  akure -Ore road, in Ondo dtate.

The Senate described the gruesome killing of the 58 years old Mrs Olakunrin as very sad,  devastating and a worrisome development.

In a statement released by Senator Adedayo Adeyeye, Chairman, Senate Ad-hoc committee on Media and Public Affairs, who spoke for the Senate said the Senate was disturbed by the spate of attacks and wanton killings of citizens.

He said the Senate placed a value of the security adding that it was a fundamental  right of every citizen.

He said Nigerians deserve this inalienable right from the  government  all the time.

While condemning “this heinous and barbaric act, the Senate urges the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to begin  massive manhunt for the killers of Late Mrs Funke Olakunrin and ensure that the perpetrators of this gruesome killing  are apprehended.

“Also, measures to prevent future occurrence of such incidence should be put in place by improving the security architectures on the Nigerian highways,social gatherings and worship centres across the country.”

He said Tthe Senate “will cooperate with the executive and creat enabling legislative environment towards  solving this security crisis in the country. It will consider favourably, every appropriation request from the executive targeted at strengthening security in the country.

“The Senate further extends  its condolences to the elder statesman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti and the entire family.  And pray God will console and be with the entire family in this hour of bereavement.”

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