Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has said that two people from Ozubulu who are known Drug Dealers in South Africa are the prime suspects of the assault on St Philips Catholic church in Ozubulu.
Willie expressed this on Sunday, August 6, not long after he went to the scene of the assault in Ekwusigo nearby government zone of the state, Channels TV reports. Obiano who portrayed the assault as a blasphemy said the instructions he got from the police had uncovered that the shooting was a response assault by the Drug Barons who followed their casualty to the congregation. He rejected reports that the occurrence was a congregation intrusion.
Obiano likewise went to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi to feel for the harmed casualties who were being treated at the hospital. He stressed that the occurrence was terrible as pure individuals were assaulted over a Drug war concerning two abroad based Ozubulu siblings. The representative further continued to Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Cathedral, Nnewi, to quiet parishioners over the as of now elevated gossip that holy places were under assault. In the mean time, the police in Anambra on Sunday said preparatory examinations of early morning assault on St. Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area uncovered that it was carried out by people from that .community.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr Garba Umar, who said this in a meeting with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka said the shooters who assaulted the congregation were wearing a dark clothing and spoke familiar Igbo. Umar stated: “From our discoveries, it is evident that the individual who conveyed the assault must be an indigene of the area.
“Naij gathered that worshippers for 6 o’clock Sunday mass at St. Philip Ozobulu were in the service when a shooter wearing dark clothing covering his face with a top entered the congregation and moved straight to a specific bearing and started shooting. “The man in the wake of shooting at his focused on casualties still went on a shooting binge, killing and injuring different worshippers.” The chief said data accessible to police demonstrated that the aggressor was talking undiluted Igbo Language at the time he was terminating the worshippers. Umar portrayed any hint that the assault was done by Boko Haram components as false and asked the general population to approach their ordinary organizations.