Owo attack: ‘We urgently need people to donate blood’ – NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Ondo state has asked residents of the state to donate blood to help save the lives of survivors of the mass shooting that occurred today, Sunday, inside a Catholic church in Ondo state. southwest. State NMA President Stella Adegbehingbe made the appeal while speaking to PREMIUM TIMES about the situation in Owo, where the shooting took place. Ms. Adegbehingbe said that doctors have been overwhelmed at the Federal Medical Center in Owo due to the number of casualties. “They need blood,” he said. “So we are telling the public to go to the university hospital in Akure. We are collecting blood from the public so we can send it to you quickly. They need blood! Adegbehingbe said hospitals in Owo are in urgent need of supplies of surgical instruments, in addition to blood donation. She said some of the medical staff had difficulty getting to hospitals in Owo due to the many security checkpoints. From Akure to Owo it should be 35 minutes if there is not much traffic on the road, he added. Dozens of worshipers, including children, were killed on Sunday when gunmen stormed St Francis Catholic Church, Owo, and began shooting indiscriminately. President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing in Ondo, saying Nigeria will never give in to “evil and evil people.” “No matter what happens, this country will never give in to evil and wicked people, and darkness will never defeat light. Nigeria will eventually win,” Buhari said in a statement from his press assistant Femi Adesina on Sunday. Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu condemned the killing and promised that those behind it would be prosecuted and made to pay for it. SEE: Governor Yahaya Bello’s roadmap to Hope 2023 Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Owo attack: ‘We urgently need people to donate blood’ – NMA