Names, Faces Of People Who Died In Owo Catholic Church Massacre

Some names and photos of dead worshippers who were in church when some daredevil gunmen carried out the deadly attack at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State have been revealed.
Recall some unknown gunmen, now identified as ISWAP terrorists by the Buhari -led administration had invaded the catholic church, throwing explosives and shooting many worshippers dead on Sunday, June 5, 2022.

From the very gory video shared on social media, it was learned that no fewer than 30 worshippers were either shot dead or murdered by the explosives.

The state government had pegged the figure of casualties at 127. According to the Governor, the number of death is 40. On admission receiving treatment is 61 while 26 have been discharged.
The identities of some of the victims who died from the attack have recently been revealed and compiled by BBC Pidgin.

See below:

Caroline Agboola

Caroline Agboola, a petty trader who sold “Akara” was among the victims of the massacre.

Her daughter disclosed this information to reporters.

Her husband died years earlier

Veginus Nwani

Mr Veginus Ani and his daughter Chidiogo died during the incident.

His first son was in the church, but unharmed.

After the shooting, Mr Veginus’s son rushed his younger sister, Chidiogo who was still alive to the hospital but unfortunately she was confirmed dead at arrival. She was Eleven years old

Chidiogo Nwani




Umunna and his son died of bullet wounds during the Sunday shooting.

After the shooting, the father and his son were covered in their own blood.

According to BBC Pidgin, he was trying to shield his son from the shooters but unfortunately, they shot both of them.

Umunna was said to own an electronic shop in Owo.

Ozurumba Bridget


Mama Ozurumba Bridget also died during the attack.

Her son who was also in the church during the attack is currently in the hospital battling for his life.

Mr and Mrs Onuoha


Mr Onuoha and his wife died during the attack from gunshot wounds.

They were in the church with their son when the shooting started, the boy was unhurt.

Mr Onuoha was a gardener before his tragic death, while his wife was a petty trader.

Source: BBC

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