Tayo Ogundare, slain Mrs. Funke Olakunri’s driver, has shared an eyewitness account of the gruesome murder of the daughter of the leader of pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti.
Late Mrs. Olakunri, 58, was on Friday afternoon while travelling in a jeep with four others including the driver and her maid killed by suspected marauding herdsmen, who attacked them and occupants of two other vehicles.
Ogundare, who drove the ill-fated car, gave a graphic detail of how the sad incident happened in an interview with newsmen.
He said: “They shot at our vehicle on the expressway just after the Ore toll gate. “ When we saw them, l put the car in reverse while the gunmen kept shooting at our car till some of the people in the car managed to escape into the bush.”
Ogundare, however, said the deceased was unlucky, adding that she was hit by the bullets. “Madam gave up the ghost at the hospital due to injuries. l hid inside the bush and called to inform madam’s family about the attack.”