- Governor Rotimi Akeredolu responded to the attack on the Catholic Church of St. Francis in Owo, Ondo State, on Sunday 5 June by armed men, which killed 50 believers< /strong>< /li>
- Ondo man number one also visited the survivors of the attack in hospital and also expressed condolences to the families of those who lost loved ones
- While condemning the attack, Akeredolu said he must call off his national operation in Abuja, promising to deal with the perpetrators
On Monday, June 6, Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu visited the scene of an attack in the Owo area of the state and survivors of the incident that killed several people and injured others, reports Channels TV.
< p class="align-left">Akeredolu, who made his trip to Abuja for the National Assembly of All Progress sives Congress (APC) visited St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, where the Sound Incident occurred, June 5. Yes, June 5.
The governor had sworn that the attackers and described the attack as Black Sunday.
The Ondo shared photos of the visit and wrote on his Twitter name:< /p>
“The attack was the most insidious act that could happen in a society. What happened today is tragic. There’s no better way to qualify it. It is the most tragic event! Terrible!
“What we saw in America is child’s play compared to what happened here. That it happened in a church, to say the least, is highly reprehensible. I am terribly sad.”
Akeredolu pities the families who have lost loved ones and calls for calm
while helping the families of the lost Sending condolences to their lives in the great massacre, he called for calm and assured them that security agencies were in charge.
The Southwest Governors’ Forum Chairperson pleaded:
“I appeal to our people to keep calm and let the security authorities take the lead. They take this seriously.
“Please don’t touch the law. The perpetrators will never escape. We’re after them. And I can assure you that we will get them!”
We were locked in the church for over 20 minutes, priest talks about Ondo attack
According to Reverend Father Andrew Abayomi, one of the priests at the church, the incident lasted about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu witnessed the fatal attack lamented and vowed not to rest until criminals are apprehended.
Attack on Catholic Church, declare war on Yoruba, Akintoye declares
The leader of the Yoruba self-determination movement Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Prof. Banji Akintoye, had reacted to the terrorist attack in Ondo State.
He described the attack on Christian worshipers in the St. Francis Catholic Church on Sunday 5th June , Owo by terrorists suspected of se in, as a declaration of war against the Yoruba people.
Prof. Banji Akintoye made the announcement in a statement from Communications Minister Maxwell Adeleye.