A pastor in Taraba has been strangled by unknown men while returning from pastoral duties.
Joshua Adah, a married father of two children aged 8 and 6, was said to have been murdered unknown assailants atChediya area in Wukari LGA of the state on Friday, January 23.
A police spokesman, Joseph Kwaji reportedly told newsmen pastor Adah was strangled where his car broke down along the way.
ASP Kwaji said: “The pastor’s car broke down at Chediya on his return from Kogi. He then phoned his mechanic at Jalingo to help him fix the car. When the mechanic arrived, the two men agreed to hire a vehicle at nearby Dan Anacha, which would toll the car to Jalingo.”
According to Kwaji, ‘the mechanic upon return to the scene could not find the pastor’, adding that ‘after a thorough search, his body was found in the area’.
A member of Pastor Adah’s ministry had told reporters that some armed, ethnic Fulani cattlemen had invaded area Christian communities last week.
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