Gunmen kill Anglican priest trying to protect school in Imo

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An Anglican priest, Rev Emeka Merenu in Iheteukwa, in Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State, has been killed by yet to be identified gunmen in Imo state amidst the Sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)

The House of Assembly Member representing Nkwerre local government area of Imo state, Obinna Okwara confirmed the gruesome killing of the priest on Tuesday.

This awful incident, as learnt, occurred amidst a ‘Sit-at-home’ order by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

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Reportedly, the incident took place in the early hours of today, Tuesday over a rumour that the deceased had deployed some Soldiers to protect the church and a School under his supervision.

A source disclosed that: “The late Merenu was the second runner up to the current Principal when they were looking for the current principal of St Augustine’s Grammar School, Nkwerre Imo State (SAGS)”.