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  • Updated: June 07, 2022

Owo Massacre: Seven Days Mourning Declared By Governor Akeredolu

The Governor of Ondo State Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has declared seven days of mourning following the recent Owo massacre in the state.

To honour the victims of the tragedy, Akeredolu ordered that all public buildings, facilities, and official residences in the state fly flags at half-mast for seven days.

The governor stated that the attack on innocent worshippers was deliberate and calculated on the people of the region.

He added that those behind the unprovoked attack on Ondo people have ended up testing the collective resolve of everyone in the state.

Speaking via a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, the Akeredolu said, “We will not be deterred in responding appropriately to this dastardly act.

"In honour of the victims of this unfortunate attack, I hereby direct that all flags be flown at half-mast for seven days, starting from today, Monday, June 6, to Sunday, June 12, 2022.

"It is a collective loss to the people of our dear state", he said.

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