It has been reported that a Catholic priest has just been killed by some armed robbers in Abuja on Saturday, August 18.

According to a Facebook user, late reverend Michael Akawu was killed by armed robbers in Gwagwalada area of Abuja, at a supermarket where he was reportedly buying some items for the church.

Emmanuel Nnadozie Onwubiko further reported that late Akawu was the first indigenous Catholic priest in Abuja and was ordained in February 2017.

His post reads: “MICHAEL AKAWU was the first Abuja indigene to be ordained a priest for the Abuja Catholic Archdiocese (according to information from a reliable source). He was ordained last year as I learnt…He was killed by armed robbers in Gwagwalada Abuja Yesterday at a supermarket where he was buying items for the use of the Church…Rest in Peace… May those who sl*ughtered you because of material things be punished for this dastardly crime against humanity… Nigeria has failed as a nation state and has gone to the dogs and baboons.”

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