The National Secretary of pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, has disclosed that the alleged killers of the daughter of the leader of the group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Mrs Funke Olakunrin, have been arrested.
Olakunrin was killed by suspected bandits on Ore-Sagamu Expressway in July 2019.
In a statement on Monday, Odumakin said the alleged killers were arrested by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS) of the Ondo State Police Command.
Odumakin, who said the suspects were arrested in Ondo State, stated that the driver of the deceased had also been arrested.
According to him, the suspects were four and three of them were from the northern part of the country.
He said: “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 State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro, said he had not been briefed, The Punch reports
“I have not received the signal on that,” Ikoro said.