The State Of Insecurity

At St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State there was gun attack on worshippers on Sunday August 6, which left 11 people dead and eighteen others wounded. The attack occurred at about 6.30am when worshippers were attending morning Mass. Preliminary report had it that a lone gunman stormed the church in search of an alleged drug baron but that he had fled on getting wind of the plot. The gun man just opened fire indiscriminately into rows of worshippers. Police said that the incident was as a result of a feud between two individuals from the same community living outside Nigeria, one of the individuals having built the church where the shooting occurred. By every definition it was a most condemnable act. The same day the Anambra sacrilegious killing occurred in a place of worship of all places, Boko Haram militants killed 34 innocent...