Damilola Aina, Abuja
Daily Courier – In honour of the victims of the Owo terror attack on Sunday, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has directed all public buildings, facilities and official residences to fly the Nigerian flag at half-mast for seven days.
The governor stated this in a statement sent to Daily Courier and signed by
Chief Press Secretary Richard Olatunde
Daily Courier had reported that over 40 parishioners were killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen at St Francis Catholic Church on Sunday.
Governor Akeredolu said the attack on innocent worshipers at St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street,Owo was a deliberate and calculated assault on the people of the state.
The Governor said:”Those who unleashed this unprovoked terror attack on our people have tested our collective resolves. 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.”