Ozubulu church killing: Osinbajo sends 5-man delegation to Anambra

Ozubulu Attack FG Delegation Visits Anambra State

Ozubulu Attack FG Delegation Visits Anambra State

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, dispatched a five-man Federal Government delegation to Anambra State, to condole with government and people of the state, over last Sunday's massacre at St. Philips Catholic Church, in Ofufe-Amakwa, Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Council Area.

The delegation, according to the Presidency, is made up of the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole; Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige; Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of State for Education, Prof A. Anwuka and the Minister of Environment, Ibrahim Jibril.

The delegation would present a condolence letter from the acting President on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria to Governor Willie Obiano.

In the letter, Osinbajo extended deep commiserations to the families, friends of the victims, and the community on the death of their sons and daughters, praying for the speedy recovery of the injured.

He condemned in very strong terms the atrocious and dastardly act which he said has brought sorrow to many innocent families.

Osinbajo noted that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari remained undeterred and would continue to use all available resources to ensure adequate security of lives and property in Anambra and across the entire country.

He said he would remain engaged with Gov. Obiano, the Police authorities and other security agencies to ensure that "the lives and property of citizens of Anambra and all Nigerians are well protected anywhere they may live".

The federal government also assured of adequate medical treatment of the injured victims, saying those with special cases could be flown overseas.

The minister, who described the attack as "heinous, wicked and sacrilegious".

The Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Prof.