One of the suspected killers of Funke Olakunrin, Pa Fasoranti’s daughter, has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
This is coming barely 24 hours after the state confirmed its fourth case on Saturday. POLITICS NIGERIA reported that he was a police operative who tested for the virus in Lagos and travelled to the state last week.
As at the time of filing this report, Nigeria has recorded 1,182 cases of the pandemic in 27 states and the FCT.
On Sunday morning, the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, disclosed this on social media.
He said, “We have confirmed two other cases in Ondo state. One of the cases involves one of the recently arraigned suspects in the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter.”
This paper earlier reported the arrest and arraignment of the suspected murderers of the daughter of the Afenifere’s leader.
Mr Akeredolu noted that the Commissioner of police has been informed and the line tracing of police officers and others in the SARs facility where he was kept has started and their specimens are being collected.”
The suspect has been isolated from others and will be moved to the IDH for treatment. The commissioner of police has assured the state that there will be adequate security around the IDH premises to prevent his escape and while on treatment, he will be manacled to the bed,” he added.