Owo, Ondo State – A funeral service was held on Friday, June 17 for the victims of the terrorist attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State.< /p class="align-left">Owo, Ondo State.
Remember that some terrorists still arrested on Sunday , June 5, attacked worshipers during mass.
According to The Punch, 21 coffins were brought into the church for the funeral service.
Here are the names and some of their photos.
Attack on Owo Church : I failed my people, Governor Akeredolu wails, photo, video surface
Meanwhile, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and his wife Betty Anyawu not holding back her tears Friday’s memorial service.
The governor’s speech State’s Ondo was punctuated by weeping and heavy sighs as he expressed regrets that the state’s residents, and indeed most Nigerians, will never forget.
Akeredolu, noting that the lacking the right words to describe what happened, stated that he failed his people, not because his government failed to try to protect the people, but mainly because the evil companions had support.< /p>
Ondo Catholic Church Attack: Oyedepo Responds, Announces Immediate Verdict on Killers
Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church had said the attackers at St. Francis Church in Owo, Ondo State would be punished for their actions.
Some terrorists broke into the church during the service on Sunday 5 June and killed several worshipers , while dozens nd were injured.
After the attack, the renowned minister, who spoke during a sermon Wednesday, June 8, at the Church’s headquarters in Ota, Ogun State, pressed his Anger at level of insecurity is ravaging nationwide.
Southwest governors to organize summit on insecurity
Meanwhile, amid mounting insecurity challenges affecting southwestern region of plaguing Nigeria, the governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun, has indicated that the region’s six governors will hold a security summit in earnest.
Governor Dapo made the announcement on Tuesday, April 14 June, during his condolence visit to his Ondo State counterpart, Akeredolu.
Governor Dapo was joined by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq the Federal St aat Kwara, who were also in Akure, the capital of Ondo State, to pay their respects.