Church releases full list of victims Death, as Death toll rises to 13



The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi has released the names of victims of the attack on St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, in Anambra state.

On Sunday, a gunman killed some worshippers and left 18 others injured.


In a statement issued by Bishop of the Diocese, Hilary Odili Okeke, the church confirmed that the death toll in the attack had risen to 13.

While soliciting for funds for the care of the victims, the diocese said it had opened a bank account in that regards.

“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,” the statement read.

“We shall keep accurate records of contribution and distribution of the funds”, it added.


It listed the 22 surviving victims as:
  • Ikegwuonu Caroline
  • Nwakile Anthonia
  • Okoye Odinaka
  • Okoye Patricia
  • Isaac Chinedu
  • Oramadike Chinagorom
  • Oramadike Chinecherem
  • Udegbunam Chidimma
  • Ndulue Samuel
  • Udegbunam Obiageli
  • Ugochi Obiajulu
  • Chukwueloka Chineze
  • Oramadike Chioma
  • Azuka Basil
  • Oramadike Chiamaka
  • Uchechukwu Chukwueloka
  • Nwanya Ngozi
  • Ngwuta Chinemelum
  • Asomba Chukwudum
  • Nnudule Leonard
  • Muomah Michael
  • Oramadike Favour

Two of them have been discharged while others are in different wards in the hospital.

DEAD VICTIMS

  • Cyprian Ikegwuonu
  • Hyacinth Oramadike
  • Cecilia Ewin
  • Eunice Akanigbo
  • Rose Okoye
  • Anulika Obunadike
  • Uchenna Obunadike
  • Anthonia Ufondu
  • Oluchukwu Uhelu
  • Christiana Igbeja
  • Udeze Pauline
  • Victoria Uzokwe
  • Florence Nweke
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