Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has expressed sadness over the shooting at St Philips Catholic Church Ozubulu in Anambra State
He also sent his condolences to Governor Willie Obiano, the government and people of the State over the unfortunate incident.
In a release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Enyinnaya Appolos, Governor Ikpeazu called on security agents to fully investigate the incident and speedily bring the perpetrators to justice.
According to Governor Ikpeazu, the nation cannot afford to have criminal elements, in whatever guise, invade places of worship and unleash mayhem on innocent people.
Ikpeazu also prayed God to heal the injured and grant the families of the victims the fortitude to bear the loss.