Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Monday said he had since been receiving regular updates on the status of investigations regarding the atrocious and mindless acts of violence on Sunday at the St. Philip Catholic Church Ozubulu in Anambra State where worshippers were viciously attacked and a number of innocent Nigerians killed and injured.
The Acting President has also been in touch with the Anambra State Governor Willy Obiano, police authorities and other security agencies, and assures that the perpetrators of the heinous crimes would be brought to justice.
Prof. Osinbajo condemned the despicable acts of violence, and commiserates with families, relatives, friends of the victims, the entire people and the government of Anambra State.
Meanwhile, Chairman, Police Service Commission, Dr. Mike. Okiro has sent a letter of condolence to the government of Anambra State and the families of victims who were felled by the gun men.
He said, “I write to convey my heartfelt sympathy to the Government and the good people of Anambra State especially to the entire families of the deceased persons who died in the unfortunate and sad incident at St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozugbulu.
“In this painful circumstance, I pray the Almighty God to grant the souls of the departed eternal repose, you and the entire families of deceased persons the fortitude to bear the loss.
“As the Police Service Commission Chairman, I had discussed with the Anambra State Commissioner of Police and he assured me that by the grace of God, the perpetrators of this heinous and devilish crime in the house of God will be brought to book.
“On behalf of my family, please accept my sincere and heartfelt condolences.”
Sir, (Dr) Mike Mbama Okiro, IGP (RTD).
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