The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has condoled with the family of Afenifere leader and elder statesman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti over Friday’s murder of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin, along Akure -Ore road, in Ondo State.
The Senate in a statement signed by Chairman, Senate Ad-hoc committee on media and Public Affairs, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye described the gruesome killing of the 58 years old Mrs Olakunrin as very sad, devastating and a worrisome development.
“The National Assembly (Senate) is disturbed by the spare of incessant attacks and wanton killings of citizens either by the herdsmen, hired assassins, kidnappers and or other men of the underworld that are having field days in wrecking havoc on the life and prosperties of innocent citizens in the country. How have we gone this bad?
Security to life ,senate emphasized is a fundamental right of every citizen ,therefore, Nigerians deserve this inaneliable right from the government all the time”. The statement read.
While condemning this heinous and barbaric act, the Senate urged 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.
Senate also directed that 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.
The Senate pledged to cooperate with the executive to create enabling legislative environment towards solving this security crisis in the country. It then promised to consider favourably, every appropriation request from the executive targeted at strengthening security in the country.
The Senate further extended its condolences to the elder statesman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti and the entire family. And prayed God will console and be with the entire family in this hour of bereavement.