A socio-political group, the Coalition of Ethnic Nationality Youth Leaders of Southern Nigeria, on Saturday urged the Federal Government to investigate the death of Mrs. Funke Olakunri, daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti who was killed by suspected herdmen in Ondo State on July 12, 2019.
Reading a communique after an emergency meeting in Awka, Arthur Obiora, President, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths, said that the killing was a worrisome development in the country.
News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that Obiora urged the federal government to urgently summon a National Security Summit to address the problem of insecurity in the country, saying the summit should be prioritised as a matter of national importance.
He said that such a summit was necessary to address issues threatening the national unity and existence of the country.
“We are calling on the Federal Government to launch an investigation into the killing of Afenifere Leader’s daughter, Mrs. Olakunri.
“The culprits must be brought to book to serve as a deterrent, ” he said.
Speaking, another youth leader, Mr. Innocent Ebhote said that it was the duty of the government to secure lives, properties and maintain law and order in the country.
”This is why the coalition is calling on the government to do the needful by protecting the lives and property of Nigerians,” he stated.
Also, the South West Youth Leader, Mr. Eric Oluwole said that there was a need to boost security in the southern part of the country, saying the increasing rate of insecurity and kidnappings in the region need urgent attention.