The full list of victims of the terror attack on the St Francis Catholic Church, Owo on Sunday, June 5 has been released as the remains of those k!lled in the attack are being laid to rest today.
On Sunday, June 5, gunmen attacked worshippers during mass, killing at least 38 people, and about 80 others sustained varying degrees of injuries during the attack.
Today, Friday, June 17, A funeral mass was held in honor of those slain in the attack.
However, twenty-one coffins were brought to the church for the funeral service, as a few of them had already been buried because the relatives couldn’t wait till today.
According to a Facebook post, Bamidele Ademola Olateju, Ondo State Commissioner, shared the names and pictures of the victims of the attack as contained in a program for the event.
See their names and some of their photos as you scroll,
On Thursday afternoon, June 16, The Olowo of Owo Kingdom,Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III joined the ‘god of iron’ (Ogun) worshipers to invoke curses on the terrorists who k#lled worshippers at St Francis Catholic Church, Owo.
Not less than 38 worshippers were gruesomely murdered by the terrorists who attacked the church on June 5, 2022.
The brief event saw the worshipers, Olowo and other ‘ogun’ enthusiasts ditching out ancestral curses on the perpetrators with the staunch belief that in no distant time nemesis will catch up with them.
Pictures and video clips show Olowo moving to the site of invocation with Chief Dada Aderobagun, the Olu Ode of Owo Kingdom performing the rituals that preceeds raining of curses on the evil doers.
The Special Assistant Media to the Olowo of Owo, Mr Sam Adewale, explained that the attack on 127 worshippers necessitated the invocation of Ogun curses on perpetrators of the gruesome attack on Owo community.