Authorities of the Catholic Diocese of Ondo have announced date to bury victims of the Owo massacre, Newsbreak reports.
This online news platform reports that the mass burial will hold on Friday, June 17, 2022.
Recall that terrorists on Sunday, June 5, 2022 attacked St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, and according to the church, 40 people were killed while several others were injured.
The mass burial, according to the Diocese of Ondo’s Director of Social Communication, Rev. Fr. Augustine Ikwu will take place at a new cemetery on Emure Road in Owo.
With the number of deceased worshippers still remain at 40, the injured victims were still receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Center and the St. Louis Catholic Church both in Owo as well as in other private hospitals in the state.
After about a week when the incident occurred, no one has been arrested in connection to the attack.