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Sit-at-home order: IPOB shot priest ‘for inviting soldiers to protect school’ in Imo

Emeka Merenu, a priest with the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has been killed by yet-to-be-identified gunmen in Iheteukwa, Orsu LGA of Imo state.

Merenu was shot in his cleargy house in the early hours of Tuesday.

A car belonging to the priest, who hails from Amorji Agbomori in Nkwerre LGA, was also set ablaze.

The killing of the priest comes hours after gunmen invaded Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkume in Njaba LGA of Imo, and chased away students who were participating in the ongoing 2021 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE), on Monday.

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