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Owo Massacre: Reps vow to fish out perpetrators, assure implementation of state police



By Enekorogha Godbless

The House of Representatives on Thursday promised to provide a legislative framework for the commencement of State Police in the 1999 Constitution ( as amended).

The resolution was passed following the adoption of a motion of urgent national importance on the killing of innocent Worshippers in Owo, Ondo State, sponsored by Hon. Adelegbe Oluwatimehin.

Members of the green chamber who condemned the Scenario at Saint Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State also instructed Security personnel to continue the investigation and bring the outlaws to book.

“The House further notes that the dastardly act was reportedly carried out on the innocent congregation with the use of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) after which the defenceless people were shot indiscriminately.

“The House is shocked that the attack left behind over 50 persons dead in their pool of blood and many more injured and presently on lifeline at the various hospitals and homes.

“The House recall that a similar attack was carried out on Molege Community within Ose Local Government Area of the State at midnight of Thursday, the 6th day of January 2022 where farmlands and Houses were set ablaze.”