Cry in Owo Council Of Ondo State as Bandits kill over 25 worshipers in mass


The lives of Innocent Nigerians were reported to be wasted Yesterday 5th of June in a mass service by suspected bandits who opened fire on worshipers at the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, in Owo council area of Ondo State capital.

The state police spokesperson, Funmi Odunlami said the command would speak on the ugly incident later.

Reports gathered that the heads of state security agencies have rushed to the ancient town

A member of the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, in Owo council area of Ondo State, Kehinde Ogunkorode has confirmed that gunmen suspected to be kidnappers attacked the church killing no fewer than 25 worshippers.

Ogunkorode reported that the bandits numbering five stormed the church during service and shot members.

According to him “lt was like a movie, they invaded the church and shot indiscriminately. Several people were killed including children and women.

“It was when they wanted to abduct the priest that they threw dynamite into the church”.

Another source confirmed that no fewer than 25 corpses have been moved out of the church with many casualties lying at the Federal Medical Center, Owo, for medical attention

According to him “some gunmen invaded the church during service, opened fire and killed no fewer than 25 members of the church.

“The congregants were caught unaware by the killers. They also used explosives but many were shot.

Citizens’ reactions to this ugly incident have been coupled with fear of the unknown happening in the country as the security standard keeps deteriorating as the day goes by.

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