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Member of the All Progressive Congress, Ohikwo Ahmed, has demonstrated, to stop Governor Yahaya Bello from recontesting in the upcoming state gubernatorial election, relocates to graveyard.
In a viral pictures on social media, the APC member was spotted with some kitchen items, including stoves, pot, stainless bowl etc preparing meal In a cemetery.
According to a Facebook client, Endurance Johnson, reads “a Diehard APC Member in Kogi State who has Relocated to a Graveyard.
“According to him, He’s Waiting For GOV Yahaya Hello to Send Assassins for his Elimination, reason Being that He has Been criticizing the Governor for choosing to seek a Second Term In Office.
Meanwhile, Some aggrieved civil servants in Kogi state, weeks ago, protested against the administration of Yahaya Bello, governor of the state.
In an undated video which surfaced on Tuesday, the protesters, who were armed with various placards and branches of trees, can be heard chanting solidarity songs in Yoruba, indicating that they are from Kogi west.
“This suffering is too much, we cannot cope,” one of the songs can be heard in the video.
Bello has been accused of owing civil servants between 8 to 38 months salary arrears. The governor, however, argued that he only owed the state workers four months salaries.
In May, the governor said unpaid salaries of workers is most pressing issue for him.
Funke’s death, Bandits, armed robbers, or Fulani Herdsmen?
Meanwhile, the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, earlier reported that Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, was killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen.
The spokesman for Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, said this in a terse message sent to newsmen.
According to Odumakin, the 58-year-old woman was heading to Ore Junction from Akure, Ondo State, when she was attacked and shot by the herdsmen.
In his words: “We have confirmed the death of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin (58), daughter of our leader, Chief Fasoranti.
“Eyewitness accounts say she died of gunshots from Fulani herdsmen who shot her at Ore junction in Ondo State earlier today.
“She was coming from Akure when the armed Fulani herdsmen came from the bush to attack her and other vehicles.
“Her domestic staff in the car with her also sustained gunshots.
“This is one death too many and a clear we-can-take-it-no-more death.”
Olufunke is the second child of 94-year-old Fasoranti to die. The elder statesman had also lost a daughter, Bunmi, some years ago.
However, President Buhari has condemned the ugly act in a condolence message to the deceased family, adding that Mrs. Funke was killed by armed robbers regards police report.
Police, in their own part, said it was carried out by bandits.