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Pentecostal pastor murdered in Nnewi

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The residents of the industrial town of Nnewi, Anambra state were jolted out of the sleep in the early hours of Friday, 3rd February as news of the brutal murder of a Pentecostal pastor, Pastor Ime Etim, the General Overseer of Jesus Covenant Bible Ministries spread round the town like wild bush fire.

The church of the deceased is located at the back of Fidelity Bank Plc, close to Nwayi-Imo bus stop.

Authority was part of the earliest caller to the church which later became a Mecca of sort as the people rushed to behold the lifeless body of Pastor Etim who is from Akwa-Ibom state.

Sources claimed that the pastor, an easy going fellow had gone to his church for a private vigil on Thursday night before he met his untimely death in the hands of his assailants.

The pastor, who is in his forties Authority gathered that was living in Nnewi with his first son who incidentally discovered the lifeless body of his father in a gutter in front of the church while he wife and other children are living in his home town in Akwa-Ibom state.

The Authority, February, 2017

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