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BREAKING: Catholic Priest shot dead by suspected herdsmen in Enugu

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Catholic Priest killed by herdsmen

The Catholic Priest, Rev FR Paul Offu attached to St. James, the Greater Parish, Ugbawka, in Enugu State, is dead.

The Catholic Priest was reportedly shot dead by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday evening.

His death was made known to the public through the Diocese’s Facebook page.

The announcement reads: “TRAGEDY STRIKES AGAIN IN ENUGU DIOCESE!!!

”With a deep sense of sorrow, the Catholic Diocese of Enugu announces the tragic death of REV FR PAUL OFFU who was shot dead this evening (1st August 2019) by some hoodlums suspected to be the notorious and murderous Fulani herdsmen, along Ihe-Agbudu Road in Awgu LGA.

”Offu hailed from Okpatu in Udi LGA of Enugu State and until his death, was the parish priest of St. James the Greater Parish, Ugbawka.

”May perpetual light shine upon his gentle and illustrious soul.”

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