The diocesan bishop of the Ondo State Catholic Churches, Jude Arogundade disclosed that 38 persons have been confirmed dead in the terrorist attack on st.francis Catholic church, owo, ondo state.
Recall that the attack unfolded last Sunday at the church located on Owa-Luwa Street in Owo, the hometown of the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, leaving many parishioners dead and several others injured.
The diocesan bishop said that the church had been able to account for 38 victims, especially those already picked up by their family.
He further that there are plans to give mass burial to those who lost their lives in the Sunday attack. The decision, according to him was taken due to the nature of their deaths.
Meanwhile, Akeredolu stated during a statewide broadcast on tuesday that 80 people were attacked while no fewer than 22 people were killed.
He said the 58 survivors are on admission at the federal medical centre, owo, st louis hospital owo, general hospital and some other private hospitals.