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Pastor And Wife Murdered In The Farm By Unknown Gunmen In Taraba State




PastorA Clergy man who was a pastor of Christian Reformed Church-Nigeria, CRC-N, in Donga local government area of Taraba state, Emmanuel Bileya have been killed alongside his wife, Juliana by unknown Gunmen.
The two were said to have been toiling on their farms when they met their untimely death.
The Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku who expressed agony and shock over the recent killings in Southern Taraba communities, condemned the murder of the Pastor and his wife.
Contained in a a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Taraba State Governor on Media and Publicity, Bala Dan Abu, Ishaku described the latest killing as wicked and inhumane Healthforbes Media reporting.
The statement read, “killings of this nature have happened too often recently in Southern Taraba communities and it is unhelpful to the on-going efforts of government to achieve lasting peace among communities in the area.”
In addition,he expressed sympathy with the surviving members of Pastor Bileya’s Immediate and extended families as well as pastors and members of CRC-N in Mararaba where he served until his death.
By Dung Donald Malou
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