The Enugu State Police Command on Thursday confirmed that pastor of Sabbath Church, James Ugwu was killed by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.
He was killed at his home in Ebugwu, Ibagwa Ani, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State
Ugwu’s wife Ogochukwu and Benjamin Uramah, a resident in the community were injured by the gunmen.
The spokesperson for the Enugu Police Command, Daniel Ndukwe, revealed this in a statement.
He said the injured are now receiving medical attention at the Enugu State Teaching Hospital.
He said the command has begun a full-scale investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the attack and arrest the perpetrators.
Ndukwe also called on residents of the community to be calm and aid police investigation.