Over 25persons has been killed at St Francis Catholic Church in owo, ondo state
Heavy tension had been reported in owo council Area of ondo state as suspected Bandits opened fire on St Francis Catholic Church located at Owa -luwa street, Owo , ondo state. All efforts made to reach the ondo state police command through it spokesman Mr Funmi Odunlami is said to have been unsuccessful.
A local source disclose that the heads of state security agencies in ondo state have rushed to the area where the ancient took place, however a member of the St Francis Catholic Church in Owa-luwa street, Mr Kehinde Ogunkorode confirmed that the bandits hi were suspected to be kidnappers attacked the church killing over 25 Worshippers of it members inside the church while preaching was going on .
Mr Kehinde Ogunkorode also disclose to news men that the bandits walked in like those who came to warship the Almighty God not knowing that they came for mission to take life’s which they can’t give.
Kehinde said” it was like a movie when they brought out guns inside the church and started shooting indiscriminately and in the cost of these several life’s were lose including children and their mothers.
Kehinde also said, that they wanted to abduct the priest but when it seems impossible for them , they threw dynamite into the church building.
Another eyewitness inside the church confirmed that not less than 25 corpses have been moved out of the church with many casualties lying at the federal Medical Center OWO Ondo state.
The ondo state government has describe these attacks on church worshippers as satanic and a public assault to the people of ondo state as well as the peace loving people of OWO which is the hometown of the Governor .
The governor , Mr Akeredolu describe the attack on his people as black Sunday in OWO, not only for those who died for no single cause .
The governor therefore express sadness over the peace and tranquility that have been attacked by the enemies of the state ,.
Mr Akeredolu also describe this as unexpected development with a shocked to say the least, however the governor said that they are committed with every available response and resources to hunt and bring these assailants to book.
He therefore charge everyone never to bow to the machination of heartless elements in our resolves and effort to fish out those who carried out these act.