The Ondo state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has joined many others to mourn the death renowned broadcaster, Olubunmi Afuye.
The late broadcaster was one of the three persons who lost their lives in the Thursday afternoon Robbery attack on a bank in Ifedore local government of Ondo state.
A statement signed by the state Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr. Kennedy Ikantu Peretei on Friday described the late Journalist as a young man, who warmed himself to the hearts many.
According to the statement:
“The news of the gruesome murder of Olubunmi Afuye by armed robbers in Ilara-mokin, Ifedore Local Government Area, came as a very rude shock. The media world has lost a rare gem, a promising star, extinguished at his prime.”
“The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo State chapter, commiserates with his wife, children, members of his extended family, and indeed the Ondo State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ).It is such an irreparable loss.”
“Our party wishes to urge the security agencies, especially the Commissioner of Police, Ondo State Command, to fish out the criminals who committed this dastardly act and bring them to book without delay.”
“Olubunmi Afuye was a young man that warmed himself to the hearts many, majority of whom may not even know him in person. He was a darling of the Orange F.M before he joined Elizade University, Ilara-mokin as Public Relations Officer.”
“May God Almighty, grant all those he left behind the fortitude to bear this loss.”