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Insecurity : ECWA Pastor Hacked To Death In Kaduna

Rev. Silas Yakubu Ali of the Evangelical Church of Winning All Churches (ECWA), Kibori-Asha Wuce in Kaduna State’s Zango-Kataf Local Government Area, was assassinated.

The late pastor had left for Kafanchan on Saturday but was not seen again until Sunday morning, when a search party discovered his body in Kibori, near Asha-Awuce.

He was alleged to have died as a result of a machete attack.

Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the terrible occurrence and said security officers were on the hunt for the perpetrators.

“The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai expressed deep sadness at the report of the killing, which he described as horrifying and cruel. The Governor offered prayers for the repose of the soul of the cleric,” the commissioner said.

“Going further, Governor El-Rufai sent his condolences to the family of Reverend Silas Yakubu Ali, and to the ECWA Church in Kibori-Asha Awuce, as he prayed for God to grant them fortitude and comfort over this sudden and painful loss

“The Governor urged security agencies to intensify efforts towards apprehending the perpetrators of the heinous killing, while appealing to members of the community to maintain calm. Security agencies are conducting investigations in the general area.”

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