Breaking News: Gunmen on rampage in Awka, reject N1 Million , shot Pastor (Updated)

 www.odogwublog.com reports that a middle aged pastor of a popular ministry beside B Division of the Nigerian Police at Aroma junction in Awka, Anambra State was on Thursday shot by unidentified gunmen close to his church in the State capital.

The gunmen, suspected to be hired assassins, had trailed the pastor with their vehicle all the way from Enugu to Awka where he was attacked.

A source who pleaded anonymity said the suspects had demanded the sum of N5million from the victim, but he offered them N1million which they declined to collect.

"As soon as they got to his church area. They opened fire on him severally, carted away some undisclosed amount of money, leaving him unconscious with his vehicle glasses shattered," the source said.

When our correspondent visited the church premises, the service which holds every Thursday was going on with people clustering within the area discussing the incident.

A resident, who gave his name as Johnson, said he was passing through that road when he saw some persons pulling out a man from the shattered vehicle.

"When I enquired, I was told that he was the pastor of the church. Who knows what he must have done to attract this kind of treatment?" he wondered.

When contacted, the Police spokesperson in the state, Haruna Mohammed promised to get back to the reporter after contacting the DPO of the division for confirmation.

But he did not until the time of filing this report.
Breaking News: Gunmen on rampage in Awka, reject N1 Million , shot Pastor (Updated) Breaking News: Gunmen on rampage in Awka, reject N1 Million , shot Pastor (Updated) Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Thursday, September 06, 2018 Rating: 5

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