The Nigeria Police said its operatives have arrested the killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of the PAN-Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.
In a tweet from its handle @PoliceNG, the force gave the names of the suspected killers as Lawal Mazaje ‘m’ 40yrs from Felele area of Kogi State, Adamu Adamu ‘m’ 50yrs from Jada area of Adamawa State. Mohammed Shehu Usman ‘m’ 26 years from Illela area of Sokoto State and Auwal Abubakar ‘m’ 25yrs from Shinkafi area of Zamfara State
Recall that on 13th July, 2019, following the attack and murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin by unknown persons between Kajola and Ore along Ondo-Ore road in Ondo State on 12th July, 2019, the IGP deployed the CP in charge of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS).
Police Commissioner Fimihan Adeoye, is mandated to coordinate the team of Police Special Forces and seasoned investigators from the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID), Federal SARS, Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU) from the Force Headquarters, Abuja to carry out massive manhunt for the killers with the aim of arresting and bringing them to justice.
KILLERS OF MRS FUNKE OLAKUNRIN, DAUGHTER OF CHIEF REUBEN FASORANTI, NABBED.
– IGP assures diligent prosecution of culprits
– declares gang leader, Tambaya, wanted
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) April 16, 2020