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Names Of Victims Of Anambra Church Massacre Released

When the news broke over the weekend that unknown Gunmen attacked a church in Anambra state and killed some people, Nigerians quickly called for the arrest of the perpetrators and now, the names of the victims of the gruesome attack at the St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra state, have been 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.

In the statement, the Bishop also noted that the death toll had climbed to 13, and called for donations to aid in caring for the victims.

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

Out of the 22 injured victims, 2 individuals have now been discharged from the hospital while the others remain on admission 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


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