Singer Davido, comedian Mr Macaroni, and other celebrities have expressed their sadness over the attack on St Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State.
The Sunday incident happened in the church, not far from the Palace of Olowo of Owo.
Davido wrote, “Jesus take control. Pray for Nigeria. RIP to all the lost souls. #prayforondo. This is too much.” while Mr Macaroni tweeted, “Just reading that St Francis Church in Ondo State has been attacked! Multiple people have been killed! I’m not even sure of the numbers.
“I saw a part of the video and I couldn’t even watch till the end! Is there no longer value for human life in Nigeria? Goodness!
“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!”
Rapper Eva Alordiah also tweeted to say, “Everyday it’s a new sad story that could have been avoided. Unnecessary evils and waste of life all round.
“So very sad! Sending love to everyone who is hurting right now. May Nigeria not happen to us and the ones we love.”
“No! What terrible news is this!”, rapper Ladipoe lamented on his Twitter page.