Yoruba group, Afenifere has disclosed that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) had nabbed the suspected killers of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti.
It will be recalled that Olakunrin, 58-year-old, killed at Ore junction, Ondo State, by unknown assassins.
Afenifere, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Yinka Odumakin, said that the arrested suspected killers were four out of which three were from the northern part of the country. He added that the suspects had been helpful, as they have been giving useful confessions to the police as to why they murdered Olakunrin.
“After nine months that she was brutally murdered, the SARS in Ondo State has arrested four suspects in the killing of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of our leader, Chief R. F. Fasoranti.
“Three out of the four suspects arrested so far are from the northern part of the country. They are said to have made useful confessions to the police.
“We commend the dedicated officers who made the arrest just as we wait for a thorough investigation to follow. We have resolved to encourage the police to do their job properly.
“We appreciate all Nigerians who have encouraged our 94-year-old leader in this troubling season. It is our prayer that criminals will not go unpunished again in our country.”
However, the Ondo State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PRO), ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, said that he was not aware of the arrest of the suspected killers.