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Owo Church Massacre: Ondo Cancels June 12 Celebration

Owo Church Massacre: Ondo Cancels June 12 Celebration
Owo Church Massacre: Ondo Cancels June 12 Celebration (Photo via Twitter/

Following the Owo church massacre and inorder to continue to mourn and pay respect to victims of the wicked act, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state, has just announced the cancellation of June 12 Democracy Day celebration in Ondo state.

The Governor had on Saturday June 11th 2022, made the announcement on his official social media handle, where he stated that the decision was to enable the people of the state mourn their loved ones who lost their lives in the Owo church massacre.

He wrote, “In honour of the victims of the terror attack at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, the Ondo State Government has canceled this year’s June 12 celebration.

“The cancelation is to enable the people of Ondo State mourn their loved ones who lost their lives in the horrific attack.”

Gunmen had invade saint Francis Catholic church in Owo on Sunday June 5, 2022, pretending to be worshippers before killing many people.

On Thursday June 9, 2022, the federal government linked ISWAP as the group responsible for the attack.

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