8/18/2017

St. Phillips Catholic Church massacre-victims names released

Catholic Diocese of Nnewi releases names of victims of the St. Phillips Catholic Church massacre



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, Hillary Odili Okeke . 

AMATAS Voice gathered that in the statement, the Bishop noted that the death toll had risen to 13, and called for donations to aid 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. The Bishop assured that the Diocese shall keep accurate records of contributions 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 remained on admission in various hospital wards. 

Names of the dead victims, according to the Diocese, are as follows: 
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 .

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