Friday, 1st December 2023

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Owo

1 May
On April 9, 2023, St Francis Xavier Catholic Church Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria was reopened. This is 10 months from 5 June 2022 when a bomb attack and mass shooting took place during a church service in the church; in which 41 persons lost their lives and several others sustained different degrees of injuries.


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