Pressure is currently being mounted on the Edo State government to act on the security breach caused by the Fulani herdsmen in the Southern state.

Corpse Of Pastor Killed By Herdsmen Dumped At Edo Government House (Photos)

Inset: Late PastorPastor Pius Oromusele (Left)


The corpse of Pastor Pius Oromusele was brought to the Edo state government house (Osadebe Avenue) today by his family members.

The pastor was reportedly killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in his farm at Odigie community in the Ovia North -East Local Government Area of Edo State.

It was gathered that Eromosele was abducted by the gunmen while working on his farm at Odighi community on March 29.

The body of the deceased and that of another person were discovered in the bush by a search team comprising hunters and vigilantes on April 3.

Corpse Of Pastor Killed By Herdsmen Dumped At Edo Government House (Photos)

Corpse Of Pastor Killed By Herdsmen Dumped At Edo Government House (Photos)

According to the son of the deceased, Dr. Richard Eromosele, the killers had earlier demanded a ransom of N4m before the decomposing body was found.

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, said one person has been arrested one suspect in connection with the killing.

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