Unknown gunmen on Sunday killed a popular Nigerian Pastor, Rev. Denis Bagauri of the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN).

Eye9ja reports that the sad incident occurred at his residence in the Nasarawa Gereng Area of Mayo Belwa, headquarters of the Mayo Belwa local government area in Adamawa state.

The death of the popular Nigerian Pastor comes in few months after the Nigerian Pastor became popular for his activism and became the voice for Christians in government during the tenures of Governor Murtala Nyako and Mohammed Jibrila Bindow.

It was learned that until his death, the deceased had served as Senior Special Assistant on Reigion matters during Bindow’s tenure as Governor and he acted in the capacity as the liaison officer for Christians under Murtala Nyako.

The incident of his death was confirmed in a brief statement by Alhaji Muhammad Buba, friend to the deceased Bagauri.

The brief statement obtained reads as thus; “They killed him last night. A member of the family told me they have taken his corpse to the mortuary.”

 

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