Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has declared a seven-day mourning in the State following the attack on Saint Francis Catholic Church in Owo by gunmen

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In honour of the victims of the Sunday terror assault, Akeredolu ordered all public buildings, facilities, and official residence in the State to fly flags at half-mast for seven days.

According to the Governor, the attack on the church’s innocent worshipers was a deliberate and calculated strike on the people of the State.

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Akeredolu added that those who unleashed the unprovoked terror attack on the people have tested the collective resolves of everyone.

In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, the Governor said,

“We will not be deterred in responding appropriately to this dastardly act.

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“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.”

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