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August 9, 2017

OZUBULU killings: Okonkwo tasks police

OZUBULU killings: Okonkwo tasks police

Blood stains at the scene of the deadly shooting at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, where an unknown gunman killed 11 persons and injured 18 others in Umuezekwe Ofufe Amakwa community of Ozubulu, Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra on Sunday

By Elizabeth Uwandu

Senator Annie Okonkwo has charged the police and all security agencies of the state to solve the riddle of Ozobulu catholic church mass murder in Anambra State quickly and comprehensively.

“This new zenith in criminal sacrilege must be crushed with vehemence, solved with speed and nipped without ceremony, so that confidence can tarry and anarchy kept at bay,” he cautioned.

Okonkwo, who was reacting through his Adviser on Public Communications, Collins  Ugwu demanded that, because lamentations are not solutions, and tears are lame to justice, the real condolence to everyone that are hurt in this matter, is a swift apprehension of the culprits and their sponsors however  remote, to be burnt by the fiery rage of our laws promptly and decisively.

”I’m filled with anger as a knight of the church, and rage as a citizen, such that doses of platitudes will not blunt, nor assurances satisfactorily erase, except justice is done to this cruel bleeding by bullets from savage sub-humans.

”I therefore call on the people of Ozobulu, traumatized as they should, never to entertain respite or fear, never to consider kinship or fraternity as they cooperate fully with agencies of state, to expose these devils and send them to   permanent abyss. No information must be withheld and none considered small in this matter.

”I call on all, and l mean it, all Igbo men and women to rally to the homogeneity of our faith in God, and deep cultural aversion to this breed of evil, so we can vigorously isolate and publicly ostracize the deviant swines who feed on debasing our rich humanity..”

And finally, I call on