BY AUGUSTINA OKINEDO
The Ondo state house of assembly has called for more vigilance on the part of citizens of the state in order to stamp out all form of terrorism.
The speaker, Mr Bamidele Oleyelogun made the call when he led members of the assembly to saint Francis Catholic Church Owo, scene of Sunday terror attack.
The lawmakers were received by members of igbo community Owo who had been converging on the church premises to brainstorm on how to ameliorate the plight of the victims.
Mr Oleyelogun said people of the state could not afford to handle the issue of security of lives and property with levity, as such they must report any unscrupulous elements to law enforcement agents.
He stressed that the unity of the country was not negotiable promising that lawmakers would collaborate and assist victims of the attack.
Also speaking, the majority leader who is an indegine of owo, Mr Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi appealed to the igbo community whose members were greatly hit in the attack not to allow the incident affect the relationship they had with Owo community.
Mr Ogunmolasuyi commended them for standing firm and upholding the spirit of brotherhood despite loosing many members in the attack.
Responding, the patron, Igbo community Owo branch, Mr John Ogbuebetelu who called on the lawmakers to help fasttrack release of funds to care for those on admission demanded that security apparatus be beefed up in Owo community.
The lawmakers also paid condolences visit to some families that lost their loved ones in the attack.