Governor Akeredolu Condemns The Killing of Ace Broadcaster Bunmi Afuye During a Bank Robbery
The Ondo State Governor Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has condemned the killing of journalist, ace broadcaster, Olubunmi Afuye who was hit by a stray-bullet during a bank robbery at Ilara-Mokin on Thursday, July 14.
In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Ilesanmi on Friday in Akure, the governor described his death as painful, pathetic and unbearable, adding that he was particularly close to the state government especially his brilliant delivery at functions.
“His demise is not just painful. It is very pathetic and unbearable,” the governor said.
The governor expressed his condolence to the wife, children, family, the university community and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
Akeredolu said he had directed security agencies to ensure the perpetrators of the crime were apprehended and brought to book.
Until his death, he was the Public Relations Officer of a private university, Elizade University in Ilara-Mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Afuye, an Ekiti indigene, was killed alongside a policeman and motorcyclist during the robbery.