VP Osinbajo condemns Owo church massacre

By Ife Osemedua

365Daily – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has condemned the horrendous mass killing during a church service in Owo, Ondo state, on Sunday, describing it as atrocious.

Scores of worshipers, comprising children and adults, were brutally killed by yet to be identified terrorists, leading to public outrage.

The VP in a statement on Sunday said he joined President Muhammadu Buhari to condemn in strongest terms, the atrocious killing of worshippers Sunday at the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, Owo Kingdom, in Ondo State.

He said: ‘This saddens inexplicably, and I mourn the dead from this very unfortunate event. Also, my thoughts and my prayers go to the victims and their families, the Catholic Church, and the government of Ondo state.

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“We will not cower to the whims of elements who lurk in darkness to unleash inconceivable wickedness on our citizens. We will keep standing against evil and Nigeria will win.”

The Vice President said further, “As the President has charged, emergency agencies are to swing into action to bring succor to the wounded.

“We stand in utter solidarity with the people of Owo and Ondo state in this terrible moment.”

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