IG confirms arrest of Funke Olakunri’s killers


Yoruba indigenes make fresh call on FG to arrest killers of Fasoranti's daughter
Late Funke Olakunri-Fasoranti

….Declares gang leader, Tambaya, wanted
….As cleric pays N2.5m to secure release of wife, daughter in Oyo

By Ola Ajayi

AUTHORITIES of the Nigerian Police, yesterday, declared that Police Operatives have arrested the killers of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of the Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.

The four suspects are Lawal Mazaje (40) from Felele area of Kogi State, Adamu Adamu (50) from Jada area of Adamawa State, Mohammed Shehu Usman (26) from Illela area of Sokoto State and Auwal Abubakar (25) from Shinkafi area of Zamfara State.

In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba said: “After months of relentless efforts to apprehend the killers, the Police Team, on 4th March 2020 during a follow-up action on a case of a high-profile armed robbery and kidnap for ransom that occurred in Ogun State, arrested one Auwal Abubakar (25), an accessory after the fact of the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper