Lighthouse Pathfinders Awareness Club Condemns Owo Attack, Calls For Decentralization of Police
Lighthouse Pathfinders Awareness club has condemned the Sunday attack on worshippers at Saint Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo state, by yet to be identified killers.
The club, in a statement signed by the President, Mr Tunde Madehin and made available to Demola Adefajo’s Blog (DAB) described the attack as one killing,too many in our country.
‘This goes to further confirm the precarious state of the security of lives and property of Nigerians in their fatherland’, the statement added
While praying that God accept the repose of the dead, the club sympathised and commiserated with the families, the Catholic Church family, Ondo State government, people of Owo in particular, and those of Ondo state in general.
‘We also emphatise with the injured and wish them all a very quick recovery. We call on good spirited Nigerians, and particularly the government of Ondo State, under the leadership of Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, to donate generously to the management of Saint Francis Catholic Church, Owo, to allow it offer the necessary assistance to the families of the injured to cover their medical bills. We also implore healthy residents of the state to donate blood to the management of the hospital where these injured Nigerians are being treated, to aid those that may be in dare need blood transfusion’ the club added.
It further appealed to evil minded perpetrators and others like them, that may be contemplating such heinous crime in the future to desist.
It also called on the government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari to bring the perpetrators to book and restructure our security architecture to be more intelligence driven, so as to nip such attack in bud before it happens.
‘We therefore suggest that the country’s policing system be decentralised to allow for better efficiency and efficacy’, the statement added