Forty people who lost their lives to the deadly attack by gunmen in St Francis Catholic Church , Owo , last week Sunday will get mass burial on Friday , June 17, 2022.

The disclosure was made by the Catholic Diocese of Ondo through their Director of Social Communication , Rev.Fr, Augustine Ikwu.

“The mass burial would take place at the new cemetery of the church on Friday in Owo,” he said.

He noted that the number of the deceased still remained 40.

Reports have it that injured persons are still  receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre and the St. Louis Catholic Hospital both in Owo and some other private hospitals in the state.

The State governments of South-West have declared a three-day mourning period in honour of the victims .

However, no one has been arrested in connection with the attack.

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