SEE NOW: Names Of Victims At The St. Phillips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra state Massacre

The names of the victims of the early attack at the St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra state, was released by the Catholic Diocese of Nnewi.

According to reports, the names were released in a statement issued by the Bishop of the Diocese Hilary Odili Okeke on Wednesday August 9.

From the names released there are 22 surviving victims, while the number of those who died during the attack has increased to 13

The statement read in part: “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. “We shall keep accurate records of contribution and distribution of the funds.”

The surviving victims were listed as follows:

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
16. Uchechukwu Chukwueloka
17. Nwanya Ngozi
18. Ngwuta Chinemelum
19. Asomba Chukwudum
20. Nnudule Leonard
21. Muomah Michael
22. Oramadike Favour


2 individuals have been discharged from the hospital Out of the 22 injured victims, while the others are still admitted in various hospital wards.

Names of dead victims:

1. Cyprian Ikegwuonu
2. Hyacinth Oramadike
3. Cecilia Ewin
4. Eunice Akanigbo
5. Rose Okoye
6. Anulika Obunadike
7. Uchenna Obunadike
8. Anthonia Ufondu
9. Oluchukwu Uhelu
10. Christiana Igbeja
11. Udeze Pauline
12. Victoria Uzokwe
13. Florence Nweke

Gunmen had stormed the church on Sunday August 6, opening fire on parishioners.

It was early reported that the gunmen were on army uniform ozubulu citizens are now in fear and pleading on the government for their security as promised in the constitution

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