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Orji Kalu Reacts To Ondo Church Attack, Sends Message To Security Operatives




The Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu, has expressed shock and sadness over the gruesome murder of worshippers at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State.

His reaction to the ugly incident is contained in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja.

The former Abia Governor vehemently condemned the church attack, which left many worshippers dead and others injured.

Kalu described the attack as evil and sinful, adding that the unfortunate incident is devastating and wicked.


The lawmaker called on security agencies to deploy their skills in fishing out perpetrators of the wicked act.

He appealed to appropriate authorities to strengthen the security framework of the country to guarantee peace and unity.

The former governor said that all hands must be on deck to stop the killings by terrorists across the country.


“I am devastated and shocked over the attack on St. Francis Church, Owo leading to the death of many people with others injured.

”It is a wicked, evil, and sinful act. This is too much to bear. It is a black Sunday. The perpetrators must be exposed and brought to book.

“I urge security agencies to commence full-scale investigations in a bid to arrest the perpetrators of the ugly act and avoid recurrence,” Kalu said.


The Senator commiserated with the government and people of Ondo state while praying to God to grant the departed souls peaceful rest.

Also, Kalu conveyed his condolences to the Catholic community, especially the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ondo, and wished the hospitalised victims a quick recovery.

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