Owo, Ondo state – A funeral mass was held on Friday, June 17, for the victims of the terror attack on the St Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State.
Recall that some yet to arrested terrorists had on Sunday, June 5 attacked worshippers during mass.
According to The Punch, 21 coffins were brought to the church for the funeral service.
Here are the names and some of their photos.
Owo church attack: I’ve failed my people, Governor Akeredolu wails, photo, video surface
Meanwhile, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and his wife, Betty Anyawu, could not hold back their tears during the funeral ceremony on Friday.
The Ondo state governor’s speech was punctuated with weeping and heavy sighs while he regretted what will never be forgotten by residents of the state and indeed, most Nigerians.
Akeredolu who noted that he lacks the right words to describe what happened stated that he has failed his people, not because his government did not try to protect people but largely due to the fact that the evil-minded fellows had support.