Ondo SWAN mourns Bunmi Afuye, wants Police to arrest killers


The sports writers association of Nigeria, Ondo state chapter has described the death of financial secretary of the association,Olubunmi Afuye as one death,Too many.

Afuye was among the three persons killed during a bank Robbery attack in Ilara Mokin, Ifedore Local Government area of Ondo state on Thursday.

A statement jointly signed by both chairman and secretary of SWAN in the state said the association received the news of Afuye’s death with huge sadness and shock.

The statement read:

The gruesome killing of Mr Olubunmi Afuye, the Financial Secretary of Ondo SWAN on Thursday, 15th July, 2021 by Men of the underworld at Ilara Mokin during a bank robbery was received with heavy hearts, huge sadness and utmost shock by the leadership and members of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, Ondo State Chapter.

The unfortunate and untimely passing of Mr. Afuye as a result of the heartless attack is one death too many for members of the sports reporting family, as he was an integral member of the association.

As we mourn our reliable Financial Officer, Ondo SWAN condemns the dastardly act, and appeal to security operatives to fish out the perpetrators and ensure justice.

We have indeed lost a very rare gem, whose numerous contributions to the growth of the association cannot be quantified and will be greatly missed.

At this difficult period, our thoughts are with the wife, children, family members, the youth wing of the entire Anglican Church, Media Professionals and Colleagues, especially those at OSRC MEDIA GROUP, Associates and Friends as well as Elizade University, Ilaramokin where Mr. Afuye worked as the Public Relations Officer until his death.

Adieu BUMBAM….

E: Signed