- The sum of N50million has been donated to victims of terrorists attack in Owo, Ondo state by Bola Tinubu
- Also, the leading All Progressives Presidential aspirants donated N25million to the Catholic church
- Recall that some unidentified terrorists killed many worshippers in Owo on Sunday, June 4 at a Catholic church
Former governor of Lagos state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu who visited Owo in Ondo state following terrorists attack on worshippers at Saint Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, Owo, the headquarters of the Owo local government area, has donated a total sum of 75million naira.
Specifically, the All Progressives Congress (APC) leading presidential aspirant donated the sum of N50million to the local government and N25million to the Catholic church for the treatment of the injured among other things.
The donation was announced by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu at the palace of Olowo of Owo, Oba Gbadegesin Ogunoye on Monday, June 6 when the Tinubu came to commiserate with the state.
Owo Catholic church attack: Police recover three unexploded IEDs
Meanwhile, the police say it recovered three unexploded improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at the scene of the Owo church attack. This was disclosed in a statement signed by police spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi.
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According to him, police investigators have also recovered “pellets of expended AK-47 ammunition” from the scene.
“The attack was carried out by yet-to-be-identified gunmen at about 11.30am on Sunday 5th June, 2022,” the police statement said.
“The gunmen, from preliminary investigations, invaded the church with arms and materials suspected to be explosives. Police Investigators who were part of the First Responders deployed to the scene have recovered pellets of expended AK-47 ammunition while the Explosive Ordnance Devices – Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Explosives (EOD-CBRNE) unit confirmed the use of Explosives as fragments of the IEDs used were found and after thorough sweeping of the scene, 3 unexploded IEDs were recovered at the scene of the incident."
We are grieving but have not forgotten that power must shift to the south, Akeredolu blasts Adamu
In another report, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has faulted the announcement of Senate President Ahmed Lawan as the consensus candidate of the All Progressives Congress.
He said this in a press statement on Monday, titled, ‘Abdullahi Adamu on a frolic of his own’.