Ozubulu massacre: Osinbajo dispatches 5 ministers to Anambra

Brunilde Fioravanti
Agosto 13, 2017

Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama and the Minister of State for Environment, Mr Ibrahim Jubrin.

The delegation would present a condolence letter from the acting President on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria to Governor Willie Obiano.

In the letter, the Acting President commiserated with families of the victims and the community on the death of their loved ones.

The acting president was quoted thus: "Such barbaric act constitutes an affront to our common humanity, and challenges, but will not overwhelm our collective resolve to rid our communities of all forms of violent crimes and criminality".

Osinbajo said President Muhammadu Buhari's administration remains committed to deploying all available resources towards ensuring adequate security of lives and property in Anambra State and across the entire country.

Mr. Ngige said the Federal Government would cooperate with Anambra to ensure that the culprits were brought to book.

The delegation, according to Osinbajo's Senior Special Assistant on media and Publicity, Laolu Akande also visited Bishop Hilary Okeke of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, and Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, also in Nnewi to meet some of the victims still in the hospital.

Meanwhile, the Federal Government has promised readiness to sponsor any of the victims whose case is beyond the NAUTH to handle for treatment overseas.

The minister, who described the attack as "heinous, wicked and sacrilegious". We assured them that if any case is beyond them and requires overseas transfer, the federal government would not hesitate to assist them.

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