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Owo Killings: Gov Akeredolu Extends Mourning Period

Posted by Amarachi on Mon 13th Jun, 2022 - tori.ng

The extension was sequel to the resolution of the Southwest Governors’ Forum to observe a three-day mourning period, starting from Monday to Wednesday across all the Southwest States.

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Gov Oluwarotimi Akeredolu

Gov Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has extended the mourning period to Wednesday following the massacre of church members by unknown gunmen.

This was contained in a statement by Mr Richard Olatunde, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in Akure.

Olatunde said that the extension was sequel to the resolution of the Southwest Governors’ Forum to observe a three-day mourning period, starting from Monday to Wednesday across all the Southwest States.

On June 5, terrorists attacked St. Francis Catholic Church, Owaluwa Street, Owo, during church service.

Olatunde said, “Governor Akeredolu has also directed that all flags in the state must be flown at half-mast for the three days period.

“Recall that the governor had directed that all flags in the state be flown at half-mast for seven days from Monday to Sunday.

“Gov. Akeredolu appreciated the governors in the Southwest for the massive love and cooperation shown since the horrendous attack in Owo.”



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