Church Shooting: Obiano storms Ozubulu, visits hospital


… Shooting caused by feud between brothers living outside Nigeria

The Ozubulu community in Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State were this morning thrown into mourning as a gun man walked into St. Philip’s Catholic Church and started shooting sporadically, killing 11 and injuring 18 persons.

The incident occurred at about 7.30 am Sunday during the Mass.

On hearing the sad development, Governor Willie Obiano stormed the scene to ascertain the level of damage and sympathize with the people.

Speaking at the Church premises, the governor revealed that preliminary security investigations show that the shooting was caused by a feud between two brothers from the community living outside Nigeria.

“This is sacrilegious, totally unacceptable in Anambra State”, Gov. Obiano said.

The deeply saddened governor asked the people to go about their businesses without fear or panic noting that this isolated case must be followed to the root and that all perpetrators must be brought to book.

“We can’t allow this happen in Anambra, we must get everyone involved to face the music” the governor declared.

Gov. Obiano also visited Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi where the injured are being treated.

Thanking over 50 doctors who were on ground looking after the injured, the governor assured their families that all medical bills would be taken care of by the State Government.

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