Thought fear mongers are said to have exploded St Francis Catholic Church in Owo, the central command of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Arising reports recommend that numerous admirers have passed on and a few others have been left harmed following the blast at the congregation which is arranged near the royal residence of the Olowo of Owo

As of the hour of recording this report, the security agents were at this point to give a definite assertion in regards to the turn of events.


Nonetheless, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has communicated profound misery over what he calls an unwarranted assault and killing of guiltless individuals of Owo, loving at the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street.

In his response to the grievous occasion, Governor Akeredolu said the despicable and sinister assault is a determined attack on the harmony cherishing individuals of Owo Kingdom who experience delighted in relative harmony throughout the long term.

“It is a black Sunday in Owo. Our hearts are weighty. Our tranquility and serenity have been gone after by the foes of individuals. This is an individual misfortune, an assault on our dear state.

“I have called the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ondo, Most Reverend Jude Arogundade, who is as of now en route to Owo. Additionally, I have needed to quickly stop my party’s public task in Abuja and visit Owo.

“This is a surprising turn of events. I’m stunned no doubt. By and by, We will commit each accessible asset to chase down these aggressors and make them pay. We won’t ever bow to the ruses of unfeeling components in our takes steps to free our condition of hoodlums.

“I sympathize with my kin in Owo, especially groups of the people who lost their lives to this monstrous and appalling assault. I stretch out my sympathies to Olowo of Owo, Oba Gbadegesin Ogunoye as well as the Catholic Church,” Akeredolu expressed.


The Governor encouraged individuals to keep quiet and watchful. Try not to bring regulations into your hands, adding that he has addressed the tops of the security organizations.

Akeredolu further expressed that he has similarly been guaranteed that security agents would be conveyed to screen and reestablish predictability to Owo realm.



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