Many Nigerian celebrities have joined Nigerians to condemn the deadly incident that happened in Owo, Ondo State on Sunday.
Recall that some gunmen suspected to be herdsmen had stormed the St Francis Catholic Church in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State, and killed dozens of people, during Sunday service.
Following the incident, many Nigerian actors, actresses and music stars like Wizkid, Davido, Toyin Abraham, Mr Macaroni among others have taken to social media to condemn the horrific attack on the innocent worshippers of the church.
The Nigerian music star Davido has via his Twitter handle called on the people of Nigeria to assist the country with prayer.
He tweeted, “Jesus take control……. Pray for Nigeria RIP to all the lost souls #Prayforondo.”……..
Davido added: “So many different emotions, but mostly anger and absolute frustration. Sick to my stomach.”(sic)
In the same vein, his colleague, Wizkid has also reacted to the deadly incident.
The Nigerian superstar may have been speechless as he simply posted these two emojis on his Instagram handle.
The popular Nigerian actress Toyin Abraham was not left out, as she posted a black picture which represented a sad moment, with the caption “BLACK SUNDAY”.
She posted on her verified Instagram page, “My heart goes out to the people of Owo, Ondo State and everyone affected in this tragic accident. May the souls of the departed rest in peace and may God give their loved ones the strength to carry on at these very sad times…….My heart is broken
Skit maker Mr macaroni in his opinion via his verified Twitter handle wrote, “How can you just kill people like this ??? How???? Like their lives mean nothing!! What should happen to their families?? Their loved ones, friends, colleagues?? What has happened to the right of every citizen to life? There is no justification for this madness!!!!”
Afropop singer, Yemi Alade, who’s from Ondo State posted, “How, where, who, when, what do we do, who do we hold accountable for our security and safety.
I just landed and I see this……I’m so heartbroken, this is my state. OH God PLEASE
The Nigerian singer and songwriter, Timi Dakolo, has via his Twitter handle tweeted, “We can’t even recognize our country anymore. Nigeria looks like some strange land.
“Plagued with misfortune. God help us. A country so blessed yet so low in everything. See how she keeps taking and taking from her people. And not giving anything in return. God, please heal our land.”
Mavin boss and legendary music producer, Don Jazzy, said: “My heart goes out to the relatives and friends of victims of the gruesome killings in Owo, Ondo state today. This is a crime against humanity which shouldn’t be tolerated in any civil society. To paraphrase Senator Adeyeye’s words in the red chamber a few years ago”.