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Fani-Kayode blows hot over murder of Catholic priest by suspected herdsmen

Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode on Friday condemned the murder of Fr. Paul Offu, a Catholic priest, for alleged Fulani pastors in Enugu.

Offu came from Okpatu in Udi LGA of Enugu state, and it was until his death, the parish priest of St. James the Greater Parish, Ugbawka

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A brief statement that Fani-Kayode sent to GISTOK in response to the incident said the insecurity situation was getting out of hand.

“It provides another example of the barbaric nature and the homicidal disposition of those who perpetrated the act,” Fani-Kayode said.

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“I wonder how do Catholic priests who seem to continually defend the atrocities of Fulani terrorists like Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, and Father Ihejike Mbaka feel about this latest act of barbarism and evil?

“Those who attack women, children, and clerics to kill them are nothing but cold-blooded murderers, voracious beasts and wholesale cowards who are too shy and afraid to face real men in an open battle.”

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The murder of the priest was announced on the Facebook page of the Diocese.

The publication said: “With a deep feeling of sadness, the Catholic Diocese of Enugu announces the tragic death of REV FR PAUL OFFU, who was shot dead tonight (August 1, 2019) by some thugs suspected of being the shepherds of Notorious and murderous Fulani, along The-Agbudu Road in Awgu LGA. ”