Gunmen kill young Catholic priest in Abuja months after ordination

Young Catholic priest, Rev. Father Michael Akawu has been killed by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the Gwagwalada area of Abuja.

Rev. Akawu, who is the first Abuja indigene to be ordained for the Abuja archdiocese was reportedly shot dead while shopping at a supermarket.

The deceased was ordained a Catholic priest on February 4th, 2017 by His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan.

Young Catholic priest shot dead by armed robbers in Abuja 16 months after his ordination


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