Anambra sate governor, Chief Willie Obiano has condoled with victims of the church shooting at Ozubulu on Sunday morning, which claimed several lives.
The Ozubulu community in Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State were Sunday morning thrown into mourning as a gunman walked into St Philip’s Catholic Church and started shooting sporadically, killing several people.
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,” Obiano said.
The deeply saddened governor asked the people to go about their businesses without fear or panic, noting that this isolated case of security breech 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.
He thanked the over 50 doctors who were on ground looking after the injured, while asssuring their families that all medical bills will be taken care of by the State Government.