The Huasa Christian Foundation (HAFCO) has alleged the killing of the Senior Pastor in charge of ECWA Church in Kibori, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Rev. Silas Y Ali, by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen.
Rev. Ali, according to HAFCO, was killed on Sunday after he left his community to visit some members of his church in Zango Town, a neighbouring community.
He was allegedly was waylaid and killed by the armed herdsmen who dumped his body in a bush where it was later discovered.
HAFCO said: “Another soldier of the cross has died at his duty post! This is Heaven’s gain! His brutal murder is again a sad story of the grim and sad realities staring us in the face.
“It is a very sad Sunday to ECWA Zonzon DCC.
“Rev Silas Y Ali was martyred on 12/09/2021 by Hausa/Fulani herdsmen at Zango Town, Zangon Kataf LGA of Kaduna State.
“He was the former DCC Assistant Secretary and presently the Senior Pastor of ECWA Church Kibori. Burial arrangements will be announced later.
“May God comfort his family and the Church.
“Pray for the Church in Northern Nigeria!”