Popular Nigerian pastor found dead in uncompleted building

A pastor whose church’s name is yet to be disclosed, Segun Adebisi, has been found dead in Kubwa, a satellite town of Abuja.

The cause of the cleric’s death is yet to be confirmed but reports had it that he was found lifeless with bruises inside an uncompleted building in the area.

According to Daily Trust, Adebisi’s remains were discovered on Saturday morning during a search after he had been declared missing.

A resident, Odion Rufus, is said to have revealed to newsmen that the incident was reported to the police while the family members were in search of the pastor.

According to him, family and church members had during the week, dispersed into the bush around the pipeline extension area from 8 pm till midnight in search of Pastor Adebisi, but could not find him.

The resident added: “On Saturday morning, we conducted another round of search around the same location, and we were in the process of giving up when one of us advised that we should extend the search to an uncompleted building.

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“We met his body with injuries on his head looking like he was hit with some of the firewood found close to the body.”

Rufus added that the corpse has since been taken to the mortuary.

There was, however, no comment yet from the FCT Police Command at the time of filing this report.

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Doris Israel Ijeoma

Doris Israel Ijeoma is a graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos. She can be reached via email: dorisisrael5@gmail.com