The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi has released the names of victims of
the attack on St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, in Anambra state.
In a statement issued by Bishop of the Diocese, Hilary Odili Okeke,
the church confirmed that the death toll in the attack had risen to 13.
While soliciting for funds for the care of the victims, the diocese said it had opened a bank account in that regards.
“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 statement
“We shall keep accurate records of contribution and distribution of the funds”, it added.
It listed the 22 surviving victims as:
Two of them have been discharged while others are in different wards in the hospital.