A group of un identified gun men this morning invaded St Philip’s Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu and opened fire on the worshipers killing not less than ten people and leaving many others deadly wounded by bullets.
This ugly incident happened around 7:00AM.
The Anambra state governor Willie Obiano and the men of the Nigerian Police has since arrived the scene and it was established that the shooting was caused by feud between two brothers leaving outside the country.
Though only God knows how they arrived at that but here is what Senior Special Assistant to the governor on social media reported below....
Church Shooting: Gov 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
On hearing the sad development, Governor 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
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 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 will be taken care of by the State Government.