August 23, 2016
Redeemed church pastor, others killed by suspected Herdsmen
The cleric was said to have been ambushed, shot, killed while on his bike after an evangelical visit to Golkofa, also in the area.
The incident occurred a few days after the state governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, visited Godogodo and Sanga districts, in the Jema’a and Sanga local governments areas, all in the southern part of the state to appraise the attacks of suspected Fulani herdsmen in the area.
El-Rufai in the affected villages of Gada Biyu, Anjo and Godogodo penultimate Tuesday, condemned the killings, describing them as ‘senseless,’ promising to arrest the perpetrators.