OWO MASSACRE: MASS BURIAL HOLDS.
Written by awawa on June 17, 2022
A mass burial has held today,Friday June 17th, for those who died as a result of the ill fated attack on St Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Owa-luwa , Owo on June 5th, 2022.
Report put the number of the fallen worshippers at 22 while over 70 of the congregants are still in the hospital responding to treatment.
The burial mass for the deceased attracted dignitaries like the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the Ondo state First Lady, Chief Mrs Betty Anyanwu- Akeredolu , members of the State Executive Council and clerics across denominations.
Bishop Jude Arogundade, Bishop Catholic Diocese of Ondo, vehemently condemned the unfortunate incident , charging government to get to the root of the attack , stressing that their burial is according to Christian rite and it shouldnt draw a closure on a thorough investigation with the hope of bringing the culprits to book.
The venue of the mass burial was the Midas Hotel, Akoko Road , Owo, Ondo State.