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.
In other news, Many worshippers have been feared dead with several injured after Gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State, k#lling over 50 members of the congregation.
It was gathered that the gunmen invaded the church during service at saint Xavier Catholic Church OWO on Sunday morning, June 5 and opened fire on the congregants.
They k#lled all the people and kidnapped the priest! The videos are gory…the whole church filled with de@d bodies and blood everywhere….they then bombed the premises after the massacre”
According to Nigerian Tribune, no fewer than 50 corpses have been moved out of the church with many casualties lying at the Federal Medical Center, Owo, for medical attention.
A source explained that the congregation were caught unaware, adding that the dea@th toll might rise as some worshippers who were taken to the hospital have reportedly d#ed.
He added that the gunmen also used some explosives within the compound of the church but said most of the people were hit with gunshots.
The perpetrators were said to have fled the scene immediately they carried out the k#lling, leaving many people de@d. Graphic photos and videos posted online show some de@d bodies soaked with blood in the church.