He expressed sadness over the incident via twitter saying: "I join all Nigerians in grieving today's horrific massacre of innocent worshippers in St. Philip's Catholic Church in Anambra State".
Police were at pains to stress this was not a Boko Haram attack in part because the terrorist group has become infamous for its assaults on churches, especially on Sundays and major feast days such as Easter and Christmas.
"On hearing the sad development, Governor Obiano stormed the scene to ascertain the level of damage and sympathise with the people".
Umar said the attack was carried out by a native of the area.
Some residents and people of Anambra State have condemned the killing of worshippers early on Sunday morning at St. Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu community of the State.
Umar added that the injured were taken to the hospital in Nnamdi, the state's second largest city.
The attackers struck the church in Ozubulu early in the morning, said Garba Umar, head of police in Anambra state.
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