Sit At Home Order: Unknown Gunmen Kill Priest ‘For Inviting Soldiers To Protect School’ In Imo

A yet to Identified Unknown Gunmen shot and killed an Anglican Priest Rev Emeka Akajiakụ Mmerenu, from Nkwerre, in his parsonage at Orsu Iheteukwa in the early hours of Tuesday on the unfounded allegation that he brought in soldiers to secure the Church and School under his supervision.

A car belonging to the priest, who hails from Amorji Agbomori in Nkwerre LGA, was also set ablaze.

The killing of the priest comes hours after gunmen invaded Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkume in Njaba LGA of Imo, and chased away students who were participating in the ongoing 2021 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE), on Monday.

Reverend Emeka Merenu, is a priest with the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion.

May his soul rest in peace.

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