Ondo House Of Assembly Condemns Terror Attack At Owo Church

The House of Assembly of Ondo State has severely denounced the terror attack that killed dozens of parishioners at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo on Sunday.

In a statement issued in Akure, the Chairman of the House of Assembly Committee on Information, Olugbenga Omole, confirmed this.

The legislators “expressed bitterness at the unwarranted attack on innocent persons who were carrying out their religious commitment to their creator,” according to Omole.

He reported Speaker Bamidele Oleyelogun as saying the attack was “another indication of the country’s vulnerable security architecture.”

According to the statement, Oleyelogun praised the assembly for enacting the state’s Security Bill, which aims to protect inhabitants.

“He also praised Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for supporting the cause of securing the lives and property of state people.”

The speaker was also quoted as saying that the culprits of the horrible crime should be pursued by security services.

“The parliamentarians extend their heartfelt condolences to the governor, the Catholic Church, and the whole Owo community,” the statement continued.

It also urged citizens to be more watchful and report any unusual movements or visitation to law enforcement organizations in order to prevent future attacks.

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