Gunmen kill Nigerian pastor

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A pastor at the Assemblies of God Church Keall, Pastor Dauda Dalyop, has been reportedly killed by unknown gunmen in a fresh attack in Plateau State.

According to Daily Trust, at least five individuals were killed in the attack, which happened in Kimakpa, a village of Kwall District in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Confirming the incident in a statement made available to reporters on Wednesday, the National Publicity Secretary of the Irigwe Development Association ((IDA), Sam Jugo, said the killing took place on Monday, at about 12 midnight.

He said: “We woke up this morning to another sad one. In the middle of the night of 2nd June, 2024, criminal invaders attacked and killed 5 of our residents in cold blood at Kimakpa.


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“The criminal elements who came in their numbers with heavy weapons killed a pastor of Assemblies of God Church Keall, Pastor Dauda Dalyop.”

He mentioned others killed in the attack, including Mrs Chummy Dauda, 57; Chwe Ajuhs, 26; Joshua Kusa, 45; and Rikwe Doro, 43.

Jugo said: “Two persons were severely injured and are currently undergoing treatment at home. Troops of Operation Safe Haven were instantly mobilized to avert further genocide. There’s uneasy calm in Kwall District”.


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