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Pastor, Wife Killed In Taraba Farm

Valentine Chinyem

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Armed men have killed Emmanuel Bileya, a pastor with the Christian Reformed Church, and his wife, Juliana, while they were working on their farm at Mararaba under Donga Local Government Area of Taraba State.

The spokesperson of the state police command, ASP David Misal, who confirmed this, said the pastor and his wife were on their farm when the gunmen stormed the place and opened fire on them, killing them instantly.

”It was an attack on the pastor and his wife on their farm. While they were working on the farm, suddenly armed men came and opened fire on them leading to the death of the pastor and his wife.“ the spokesperson said.

Misal said the matter is currently being investigated.

Pastor Saba is said to have recently graduated from a University in the US.

The deceased couple are survived by eight children.