Unidentified corpses fill FMC Owerri morgue – Archbishop Obinna


Federal Medical Centre Owerri

By Chidi Nkwopara – Owerri

The increasing number of unidentified corpses lying in the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Owerri, morgue is giving the Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, Most Rev. Anthony J. V. Obinna, sleepless nights.

The Archbishop made the lamentation yesterday, while preaching the homily during the Eucharistic celebration of the Owerri Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Men Organization, at Maria Assumpta Cathedral, Owerri.

His words: “I am very worried about the senseless killing of our youths. I am extremely worried that scores of unidentified corpses are lying in the FMC mortuary. They are in varying degrees of decomposition.

“I visited the FMC morgue in the past week and what I saw in the place, shocked me beyond description. I saw what I can call corpses yard. They were mainly lifeless bodies of our youths, the fathers of tomorrow, who were senselessly mowed down by both the state and non-state actors.

“The question we must ask now is: With the rate of killing in…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper