Some suspected gunmen have killed a bursar of the Akure Anglican Diocese in Ondo State after bank transaction.
The bursar who was identified as Gabriel Kola Abiodun, was murdered by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers who were reported to have traced him after making a bank transaction.
According to an eyewitness, the bursar was followed from the bank by three men with guns to the premises of the church where they shot him dead.
“The man (bursar) had just returned from one of the new generation banks to withdraw some fund which we learn was probably meant for retirees.”
“It was that money which is about N500,000 that the three gunmen trailed him down with, to the church diocese and he was shot in the tigh.”
“I think the armed robbers struggled the money with him, collected it and before they ran from the premises.”
“By the time we would come out of the building, there is already blood stains everywhere on the floor,” he said.
The incident was confirmed by a source in the diocese, the source stated that the church authority have reported the case to the police.
“It is true, the man in charge of the church’s finance was shot dead this morning (Thursday) around 9:30 am inside the premises of the diocese.”
“The church have invited the police to the premises and his they have taken his corpse away. It was just a sad incident for us this morning,”.
Femi Joseph, the Ondo Police Command who confirmed the incident said, “yes, it is true the man was shot but we are now investigating the case and his body has been evacuated”.
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