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PHOTOS: Akeredolu cuts Abuja trip, lands in Owo for security briefing

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Many injured in fresh Owo attack

Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has cut short his national assignment for the All Progressives Congress in Abuja following the gruesome murder of worshippers at the St. Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa street, in Owo local government area of Ondo State.

Punch Metro reported that some yet to be identified gunmen invaded the church on Sunday morning, killing many worshippers.

In a statement released earlier, Akeredolu ” vowed to hunt down the assailants and make them pay.”

Akeredolu who commiserated with the victims of the gruesome attack returned home from Abuja where he was heading the sub-committee on Security and Compliance for the APC special convention for the Presidential Primary election in Abuja, billed for Monday, June 6.

Akeredolu said, “I have spoken to the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ondo, Most Reverend Jude Arogundade, who is presently on his way to Owo. Similarly, I have had to cut short my party’s national assignment in Abuja and visit Owo immediately”

According to the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Ondo state, Richard Olatunde, “Akeredolu, who moved straight to Owo from the Akure Airport has received briefs from the Heads of Security agencies in the state.”

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