Anambra Church Massacre: Untold Story Of A Drug Baron

High Chief Aloysius Ikegwuonu, The man at the centre of the killing at Ozubulu church, Anambra State.

The tragic incident that happened on Sunday at St. Phillips Catholic Church, Amakwa, Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State where no fewer than 35 worshippers were murdered and injuring scores of others now receiving treatment in different hospitals in the state, has been confirmed to be gang related.

The New Diplomat gathered the genesis of the beef started in South Africa between the man at the centre of the killings, High Chief Aloysius Ikeagwuonu (popularly known as Bishop) & his drug members years back.

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Apparently, he was said  to have made away with their money.

A few of Bishop’s loyalists were said to have been killed in the shootout sometime ago but he made his way to Nigeria & built the church — where the shooting occurred — amongst other things.

Word got to the aggrieved party that he was meant to hold a thanksgiving service at the church on Sunday and as normal, they came for him.

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Blood stains after the killings in the church.

Bishop didn’t show up for the thanksgiving service, but his dad & other members of his extended family did.

The gunmen opened fire on the church believing he was there.

His dad was amongst the killed in the attack.

Senator Uba visits wounded gunshot victims in Anambra


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