The Governor of Delta State, Sen. Dr Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa has condoled his Anambra counterpart, Chief Willie Obiano over Sunday’s church attack at St Philips Catholic Church Ozubulu, Ekwusigo LGA.
In a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Gov. Okowa condemned in strong terms the unprovoked attack by gunmen leading to the death of several worshippers.
On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta State, I commiserate with my brother, the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano, the government and people of Anambra State over Sunday’s church attack at Ozubulu leading to the death of several worshippers.”
This is tragic, the church is a place of refuge for all who run into it, this unwarranted attack and mindless bloodletting is not only wicked but barbaric and must be condemned by all good men of conscience.
Our hearts are with the bereaved families at this moment of anguish. I pray that God grant the soul of the departed eternal rest as I urge the police and other security agents to fish out the perpetrators and bring them to book.
The Governor further urged the church not to despair even in the face of the unfortunate incident.
To the Church, I urge you to be cheerful, prayerful and courageous in these trying times. Do not despair for every thing that happens under the earth is for a reason. For God knows the end from the beginning,”
the Governor said