Unknown gunmen on Sunday murdered a Catholic Priest, Rev Fr Luke Adeleke of Abeokuta Diocese.

The dastardly act took place in Ougnmakin, in Obafemi Owode local government area of Ogun state on Sunday evening while the priest was on his way home after Mass.

Rev Fr Luke Adeleke 38, went to celebrate Christmas vigil Mass in one outstation and was on his way to his main parish when the gunmen attacked and shot him dead.

One of his friends who shared the tragic information wrote “God will visit those who terminated your life so early”.

“We are supposed to be celebrating but here we are asking for God to expose those who did this to us all”.

The police in Ougn state has confirmed the murder.

Police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, deputy superintendent of police who confirmed the incident said officer and men of the command engaged the killers in gun battle, saying some of them escaped with bullet wounds.

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