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Atiku Abubakar Condemns Owo Church Massacre By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen

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By Daniel Dafe

Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the attack on the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, in Owo council area of Ondo State capital.

Recall that gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen had stormed the church on Sunday and killed over 50 worshipers, while several others sustained gunshot injuries.

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In a statement, Abubakar, who said his “prayers are with the people of Owo, especially families of the deceased,” hoped that the state government and relevant security agencies will leave no stone unturned in apprehending the criminals and bringing them to justice.”

He added: “I condole with the body of Catholic faithful in Nigeria. I pray that some day, very soon, we shall have a lasting solution to these painful episodes.”

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