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St. Philip Catholic Church, Umuezekwe Ofufe, Amakwa Ozubulu, attacked by gunmen, yesterday. Right: Blood stains after the killings in the church.

Catholic Diocese of Nnewi has released names of those that were attacked by gunmen in ST. Phillips Catholic Church Ozubulu just as it called for help for the victims some of which are in the Accident and Emergency ward in hospitals accross the state.

A statement by Most Rev. Hilary Paul Odili Okeke Bishop of Nnewi, said that anybody, parish, institution, company, society, association or group that would like to join the diocese in providing assistance to the victims and their families can send their contributions to account CDN OZUBULU CASUALTIES CHARITY FUND Bank: UBA PLC (NNEWI) Account Number: 1020519192

VICTIMS OF GUNMEN ATTACK IN ST. PHILIP’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, OZUBULU ON 6TH AUGUST 2017
On Sunday, 6th August 2017, during the celebration of the Holy Mass in St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, gunmen attacked the people in the church, killing some and wounding some. The following is the record of victims of the attack:

A. THOSE IN A/E Ward
1. Ikegwuonu Caroline
2. Nwakile Anthonia
3. Okoye Odinaka
4. Okoye Patricia
5. Isaac Chinedu
6. Oramadike Chinagorom
7. Oramadike Chinecherem
8. Udegbunam Chidimma
9. Ndulue Samuel
10. Udegbunam Obiageli
11. Ugochi Obiajulu
12. Chukwueloka Chineze
13. Oramadike Chioma
14. Azuka Basil
15. Oramadike Chiamaka
B. IN ICU
16. Uchechukwu Chukwueloka
C. IN FSW
17. Nwanya Ngozi
D. IN PAEDIATRIC SURGICAL
18. Ngwuta Chinemelum
19. Asomba Chukwudum
E. OBA TRAUMA CENTRE
20. Nnudule Leonard
F. DISCHARGED
21. Muomah Michael
22. Oramadike Favour

THE NAMES OF DEAD VICTIMS
1. Mr. Cyprian Ikegwuonu
2. Mr. Hyacinth Oramadike
3. Mrs. Cecilia Ewin
4. Mrs. Eunice Akanigbo
5. Mrs. Rose Okoye
6. Mrs. Anulika Obunadike
7. Mrs. Uchenna Obunadike
8. Mrs. Anthonia Ufondu
9. Miss Oluchukwu Uhelu
10. Miss Christiana Igbeja
11. Mrs. Udeze Pauline
12. Mrs. Victoria Uzokwe
13. Mrs. Florence Nweke
May God grant these martyrs eternal rest in our home in heaven!

The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi has decided to do all it can to help the victims of the gunmen attack in St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu.

To do that, the Diocese has opened a bank account to which all funds for the care of the victims will be deposited for proper accountability. The account is:

Name of the account: CDN OZUBULU CASUALTIES CHARITY FUND
Bank: UBA PLC (NNEWI)
Account Number: 1020519192

Anybody, parish, institution, company, society, association or group that would like to join the diocese in providing assistance to the victims and their families can send their contributions to that account. We shall keep accurate records of contribution and distribution of the funds.
Most Rev. Hilary Paul Odili Okeke
Bishop of Nnewi