Owo Attack: Okowa Condoles With Akeredolu, People Of Owo Over The Attack Of Church By Gunmen

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The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has condoled with Governor of Ondo State, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu, the families of the deceased, the entire Catholic Church and the people of Owo Kingdom, over the attacked at St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, by the gunmen and led to the killing of more than 50 innocent worshipers, on Sunday, 5th June, 2022.

Okowa condemned and described the act as brutal and unjustified attack of the innocent worshipers and pleaded to security agents to work hard to arrest the criminals and make them to face the law.

He said, “We received the news of the gruesome attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, which led to the death of many worshipers.

“We join all well-meaning Nigerians to condemn this unprovoked attack at a worship centre and call on security agencies to intensify efforts towards arresting the culprits and bringing them to book.

“The attack is not just barbaric but an affront on the Church of Christ, and we stand in solidarity with the Ondo people at this trying time.

“On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I condole with my dear brother governor, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu and the people of Ondo State over the gruesome attack on innocent worshipers on Sunday in Owo.

“My profound condolences also go to the families of the deceased, the entire Catholic Church and the people of Owo Kingdom.”

Written by: Abigael Daramola

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