Owo Attack: FG-ISWAP Narrative Too Hasty – Akeredolu

By Collins Dupson, 10th June, 2022

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN has rejected Federal Government linked of Owo Church attack to Islamic State of West African Pronvince (ISWAP).

The Federal Government through the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola disclosed that last Sunday attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State, by gunmen leading to the death of worshippers have been linked to Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP).

Akeredolu who reacted via his Facebook page faulted the claimed of the federal government describing it as too hasty

“Owo Killings, ISWAP Terrorist? What evidence. Too Hasty.”

The minister who briefed alongside Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba Usman; said the police has been ordered to go after the perpetrators of the act and bring them to justice.

According to him, the imprint of ISWAP has been found on the scene of the attack, vowing that they will be brought to Justice.

According to Aregbesola, ISWAP’s aim is to pit Nigerians against each other by this attack to make it appear as ethno-religious war.

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