Fasoranti: Gani Adams,Talk Tough
The killing of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, by people suspected to be Fulani herdsmen has generated anger in Yorubaland.
Already, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has said the Yoruba people should not be blamed if the react accordingly to how suspected Fulani have invaded the South West of Nigeria, adding that the Yoruba race had taken to react in the media to let the whole world know that atrocities being committed against the Yoruba.
In a statement issued on Saturday by Media Assistant to Gani Adams, Kehinde Aderemi, the Aare Onakakanfo said the Yoruba race was not at a loss as to what to do to put a complete stop to the atrocities of the Fulani herdsmen, but had continuously issued statements so as to call the attention of the entire world to the development in the peaceful South West.
Adams stated that the Yoruba race had been met over a period of three weeks on the security threat to the people, calling on governors of the South West States to ensure the conclusion of the security summit process.
Also, the Yoruba Unity Forum (YUF), in a statement issued by its publicity secretary, Lanre Ogundipe, said it received with shock, sadness and trepidation, the news of the unfortunate killing of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin.
The deceased was said to have been shot dead on Friday at Ore Junction, on her way from Lagos to Akure by people suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, as another report said the killing was actually perpetrated by armed robbers.