Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has condemned the killings of Christians by unknown gunmen in Owo, Ondo State.
Newsbreak.ng reported that unknown gunmen on Sunday stormed St Francis Catholic Church during service and killed many worshippers.
Describing the act as condemnable, Governor Sanwo-Olu commiserated with the people of Ondo State and the families of those affected by the ‘barbaric, callous and despicable act’.
He said, “On behalf of the Government and People of Lagos State, I commiserate with Gov. @RotimiAkeredolu the people of Owo, the Priest and parishioners of St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, families of all the victims, and the entire people of Ondo State over the tragic killings today.
“Attacking a congregation and shedding innocent blood, not only in the temple of God, but anywhere is a condemnable act.
“It is a crime against humanity. It is barbaric, callous and despicable for any man to attack and kill worshippers in a manner the gunmen carried out the heinous crime in the church this morning.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families, the people of Owo as well as the entire people of Ondo State, who are affected by this unfortunate incident.
“May all the souls of the faithful departed, Rest In Peace. Amen.”