Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State
has directed all public buildings, facilities and official residences to fly all flags in the state at half -mast for seven days in honour of the victims of the Owo terror attack on Sunday.
This was disclosed in a press release issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde.
According to the release, Akeredolu said the attack on innocent worshipers at St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street,Owo was a deliberate and calculated assault on the people of the state.
The release quoted the governor as saying: “Those who unleashed this unprovoked terror attack on our people have tested our collective resolves. We will not be deterred in responding appropriately to this dastardly act.
“In honour of the victims of this unfortunate attack, I hereby direct that all flags be flown at half-mast for seven days, starting from today, Monday, June 6, to Sunday, June 12, 2022. It is a collective loss to the people of our dear state.”