The Ondo Police Command has confirmed the attack and killing of of worshipers at the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, on Sunday.
DIPLOMATIC DIARY had reported that an unspecified number of persons died following an explosion that occurred at the church premises.
A statement issued by Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Funmilayo Odunlami, said “the Commissioner of Police, Oyeyemi Oyediran has deployed men of the Explosives Ordinance Device unit also known as Anti Bomb Squad to the scene while all effort is being intensified to arrest those who perpetrated this evil.
“The Ondo State Police Command is aware of the attack at Owo, we will give you the full details of the incident later .
“We want to implore the people of the state to be calm as all security apparatus is currently active to ensure Peace in this area.”