GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

Church massacre: Presidential team set to visit Ozubulu

By News Express on 12/08/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 346

•Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.
•Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, is sending a five-man Federal Government delegation to Anambra State today to visit and condole with the government and people of the state over last Sunday’s attack on worshippers at the St. Philips Catholic Church in Ofufe-Amakwa, Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state. That despicable attack resulted in the loss of a number of lives and injury to several others.

The delegation is made up of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige; Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole; Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of State for Environment, Mallam Ibrahim Usman Jibril; and the Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwuka.

During the visit, the delegation will present a condolence letter from the Acting President Osinbajo on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria to Governor Willie Obiano. The delegation will also visit Bishop Hilary Okeke of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, and the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital also in Nnewi to meet with some of the victims of the attack still in the hospital.

In the letter, Professor Osinbajo extends deep commiserations to the families, friends of the victims, and the Ozubulu community on the death of their sons and daughters, praying for the speedy recovery of the injured still in the hospital.

The Acting President condemned in very strong terms the atrocious and dastardly act which has brought sorrow to many innocent families and, has rightly provoked widespread condemnation.

He said: “Such barbaric act constitutes an affront to our common humanity, and it challenges, but will not overwhelm our collective resolve to rid our communities of all forms of violent crimes and criminality.”

Professor Osinbajo said the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari remains undeterred and will continually commit to deploying all available resources towards ensuring adequate security of lives and property in Anambra State and across the entire country.

The Acting President noted that he has instructed law enforcement agencies to bring perpetrators of the heinous crime to justice without any delay.

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

Source News Express

Posted 12/08/2017 5:35:34 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
Buhari's sickness: Femi Adesina has lost his mind...

Buhari’s govt causing a decline in education, says...

2015: Daniel, Kashamu, Abiola's daughter emerge Ogun PDP...

Hope rises for improved Nigeria-Sierra Leone trade as...

Breaking: Ag. Governor, other CBN chiefs inspect burnt...

National Conference: We cannot afford to fail Nigeria...

Beyond poll court victories: The challenges ahead for...

Shoreline Energy signs $300mn gas deal with Shell...

Inter-state buses: Ojota park ready for relocated operators,...

Verification exercise uncovers N800m monthly fraud in Niger...

Anambra boils as IPOB, security agents clash

NiMET predicts thunderstorms in North and Central today,...

 

Latest News 13 reported dead as suicide bombers go on rampage in Maiduguri IPOB spits fire, tells FG to produce Nnamdi Kanu without further delay Grade Level 16 civil servant who committed suicide was a cheat — Kogi State Government Police kills man transporting Indian hemp in Anambra Fund shortlists 30 innovations for 2017 Changemaker Challenge Fidelity Bank sponsors world’s biggest entrepreneurial TV programme Nigeria, Turkey to collaborate in fight against terrorism, arms smuggling PDP not playing expected role of opposition party — Dickson Lagos trains 5,000 pupils on domestic violence, child abuse preventive techniques PenCom explains delay in gratuity payment Abuja Chamber lauds VP’s economic planning, development efforts EU denies favouring Buhari during 2015 Presidential election, commends Jonathan for accepting defeat

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (288,020 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (270,789 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (218,539 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (184,033 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (179,662 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (162,408 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (140,778 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (128,809 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (123,802 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (114,281 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (112,249 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (104,590 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (30) Business (2,733) Business Verdict (24) Columnists (758) Complaints & Requests (93) Enterprise & Opportunities (183) Entertainment (396) Features (497) Global Business Monitor (187) International (1,589) Interviews (134) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (79) News (29,544) Opinion (826) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,993) Religion (645) Sports (1,340) Stock Watch (23) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN Words on marble

 

 

#MonkeyPox outbreak

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!