Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has confirmed the arrest of the attackers of St Francis Catholic Church, Owo.

Governor Akeredolu made the disclosure when he hosted the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists ,NUJ Ondo State Council led by the Chairman Comrade Leke Adegbite.

The Governor’s confirmation came after the Chief of Defence Staff ,General Lucky Irabor made the announcement in Abuja

Governor Akeredolu disclosed that the owner of the house where the attackers stayed before the June 5 attack in Owo had also been arrested

He said that government did not spare a moment in trailing the terrorists behind the Owo church attack.

Meanwhile the Governor has sent a warning to leaders of the Ebira community in the state to caution their youths against venturing into kidnapping.

The Governor said recent reports from victims of kidnap in the state had established that some Ebira youths were part of the kidnap ring terrorising the state.

In a remark ,The Ondo NUJ Chairman , Comrade Adegbite thanked the Governor for his efforts in ensuring that security of lives of the people of the state.

The NUJ Chairman also appreciated the Governor for the approval of the Weigh-in allowance for journalists and information officers working in the State and Local government service.


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