Thursday, September 13, 2018

#BreakingNews Catholic Priest Killed by Armed men in Nigeria - RIP Fr. Jude Egbom

"Fr. Jude Egbom was shot dead by armed men on the evening of Monday 10 September 2018 in Nigeria", reports the Facebook page of the diocese of Orlu, in the State of Imo in southern Nigeria.Fr. Egbom, was the Parish Priest of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Amucha, Orlu of Imo State. Fr. Egbom was on his way to his parish, from an official engagement, when he ran into the attackers. “The ever smiling Catholic priest, was returning to his parish, when he unfortunately ran into the robbers, who were operating at the time, on the road leading to Orlu”, a Catholic faithful said and reported by Vanguard. Upon sight of the priest's vehicle, the robbers quickly open fire. “The firing was so intense that the priest was hit at several deadly points. He died on the spot, before anything could be done to save his life,” the Catholic faithful said. State Police Command, confirmed the incident.  Edited from Vanguard of Nigeria

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