Gunmen assassinate Anglican Priest In Imo — Metro Times Nigeria

Gunmen assassinate Anglican Priest In Imo

Gunmen assassinate Anglican Priest In Imo

Revd Emeka Merenu, an Anglican priest, was assassinated in his parsonage in Iheteukwa, Orsu local government area, Imo State, by unknown gunmen (UGM).

According to a source, the late priest was assassinated for allegedly bringing in military soldiers to secure the church and secondary school that he oversaw in defiance of the sit-at-home order.

Michael Abattam, a spokesman for the state police command, confirmed the priest’s death, adding that the commissioner has ordered an investigation into the gruesome murder.

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In a telephone discussion, Obinna Okwara, a member of the house of assembly representing the Nkwerre state seat, verified the occurrence.

Gunmen assassinate Anglican Priest In Imo

The late priest was from the town of Amorji Agbomiri in the Nkwerre local government area of Imo state.

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