Murder of Fasoranti’s Daughter: Atiku Decries Worsening Insecurity in Nigeria


Atiku Abubakar

Kayode Fasua

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has decried the state of insecurity in the country, lamenting that Nigerians have been going through excruciating pains as a result of unprecedented security challenges the country currently faces.

Atiku, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the last election, who is currently at the election petition tribunal to dispute the poll’s results, expressed the concern in a condolence letter he wrote to elder statesman and leader of Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fashoranti.

Fashoranti lost his daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, to suspected Fulani herdsmen who waylaid her vehicle on the Benin-Shagamu expressway on July 12, killing her in the process.

Lamenting the incident in a condolence letter he personally signed, Atiku said: “It is with a heavy heart that I received the news of the gruesome murder of your dear daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin.

“For a man…

Source: Thisday Newspaper