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UN’s Guterres Denounces Owo Attack, Calls For Arrest Of Perpetrators

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has condemned Sunday’s gory attack on St Francis Catholic Church in Owo, by suspected terrorists.

A statement issued on Monday by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric described the attacks as repulsive

“The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the heinous attack in the Saint Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria, on 5 June that resulted in the death and injuries of scores of civilians as people gathered for the Pentecost service,” the statement read

“The Secretary-General emphasizes that attacks on places of worship are abhorrent. He urges the Nigerian authorities to spare no effort in bringing the perpetrators to justice.”

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Guterres extended his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured.

He also sympathised y with, the Government and the affected by the carnage.

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