Dayo Johnson Akure
A presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has promised to donate N75m to both the victims of the last Sunday killings and St Francis Catholic Church, Owo.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu said this when he accompanied Tinubu’ to the
Palace of Olowo, Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye during a condolence visit.
Akeredolu said Tinubu has promised to donate N50million to the victims and another N25million to the Owo Catholic Church.
Tinubu who condemned the attack on innocent worshippers, promised to work with Akeredolu to bring succour to the victims
Describing the attack as an evil that must be defeated, the former Lagos State governor said “there is no place for such hatred and wanton taking of innocent lives” in our country.
Gunmen invaded St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo on Sunday leading to the death of over 30 people who were mostly children and women.
Tinubu lamented that the South-West had never witnessed such an attack of such magnitude saying it was horrendous.
He called on federal and state governments to work together to strengthen the security around the country.
Responding, Akeredolu, thanked Tinubu ” for pausing his presidential campaign activities less than 24 hours before the APC convention.
The governor vowed to either bring the assailants down to the state for justice or take justice to them.