National security council blames ISWAP for Owo Church Attack

Obinwannem News National security council blames ISWAP for Owo Church Attack

The National security Council has blamed the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) for the attack on Saint Francis Catholic Church, Owo, that led to the death of about 38 persons on June 5.

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said this on Thursday while briefing State House Correspondents after the National Security Council meeting in Abuja.

He disclosed that security agencies, particularly the police, have been directed to apprehend the perpetrators.

The council, according to him, is also concerned about killings in the name of blasphemy and has directed the security agencies to go after perpetrators of the incidents that occurred in Sokoto State and Abuja recently.

Nwada Chinweoke Ugoabata Obinwannem News Writer / June 10, 2022

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