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A masked gunman stormed the mission house of the Christ Apostolic Church in Ondo State. When he entered late Monday night, he was looking for Rev. Oluwarotimi Akinroyeje, a clergyman with the Church. He then shot the Pastor, and according to one witness, waited until he died to leave. The gunmen did not steal anything and it appears he was only targeting the Pastor. The Police are still unsure what the motive was and the family has not been willing to work with them. We pray that the murderer is caught and for comfort for the family of the slain minister.


2017-10-20 Nigeria (TheGuardian) A masked gunman has shot dead Oluwarotimi Akinroyeje, a clergyman with Christ Apostolic Church, at the church’s Mission House in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Vanguard gathered that the assailant scaled the fence of the church located at Ago Gbooro area of Ore, went straight to the Mission House and shot the clergyman at close range with a locally-made gun, about 1a.m. on Monday. Gun Meanwhile, detectives from the state Police Command are yet to unravel the motive behind the cold-blooded murder of the clergyman. His killer, according to church members, did not take anything from the house.

It was further learned that the killer waited for Akinroyeje to die before leaving the scene. A member of the church, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said: “The man, who wore a mask, entered into the Mission House in the middle of the night, brought out a locally-made gun and killed the pastor. “He did not take anything. He just shot the pastor, waited for him to die and then he left.”



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