Some suspected gunmen have killed a pastor and his wife, while working on their farm in Taraba State.
ASP David Misal, the state police command spokesperson, who confirmed the incident, said the man, who is the senior pastor of the ‘Reformed Church’, and his wife, were on their farm when gunmen broke into the place and opened fire, killing both of them instantly.
“It was an attack on the pastor and his wife on their farm. While they were working on the farm, armed men suddenly approached and opened fire on them, killing the pastor and his wife,” the spokesman said.
According to a Facebook user, Ken Polsley, the pastor, Emmanuel Bileya, and his wife, were killed because of their faith.
He also revealed that the couple left eight children behind.
Misal said the matter is being investigated.