The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has said he would build a memorial park for the vicims of the terrorists attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo.
This was revealed in a statement by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Banji Ajaka, on Wednesday.
He also said that the state government’s record showed that those affected by the attack are 127 while 40 were confirmed dead.
The Catholic Bishop of Ondo Diocese, Jude Arogundade, earlier put the casualty figure at 38.
Ajaka, in the statement said, “The situation report as of 12 midnight on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 is that at St. Louis Hospital, Owo, 39 people were involved and 13 deaths.
“At the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, the total number of persons involved is 84 and number of corpses in FMC mortuary is 25; 17 females and eight males.”
He also said two deaths were recorded from two private hospitals in the state.