Ogun Catholic priest shot dead while returning from church service

A 38-year-old Reverend Father, Luke Adeleke was shot dead while returning from a church service on Christmas Eve in Ogun State after being accosted by gunmen.

He had celebrated the Christmas Vigil Mass at an outstation church before he was reportedly killed at Ogunmakin in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state.

The state police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said;

“It happened in Ogunmakin in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state on Friday.

“Policemen engaged the gunmen in gunfire. Some of them escaped with bullets wounds.”

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