Former Governor of Ekiti state and the standard flag bearer of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the forthcoming election, Chief Segun Oni has expressed shock and sadness over the unwarranted attack on innocent and defenseless worshippers yesterday (Sunday) at Saint Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, Owo, the headquarters of the Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.


Describing the attack on Owo in Ondo state as an attack on Ekiti state, Oni said “We must rise to fight this evil”
In a statement issued by the Chairman, Media Advisory Council for Segun Oni Campaign Organisation, Moses Jolayemi, the former governor declared; “this is the time to pay serious attention to our security needs and invest heavily in our security infrastructure at state and federal levels”
While recommending a total overhauling of the nation’s security architecture, Chief Oni said “we must never allow terrorism and evil to thrive or define us a people”


The former governor however, expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the victims, the governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) and the entire people of Ondo state over the unfortunate and senseless massacre.