Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr Jude Egbom was on Monday September 10, assassinated by gunmen while having his haircut in his hometown Umuwala.
A resident of the community, Ikem Obioma, said, “Fr Jude Egbom, who visited his hometown, Umuwala during the weekend, decided to have a haircut at Nkwerre, not knowing that the heavy hands of death were already at hand.
“Fr Egbom, who was with his junior seminarian was shot severally at the chest by the unknown gunmen at the hair salon to the extent that stray bullet hit one of those running for their lives, and the seminarian was heavily wounded.”
Rev. Fr Jude Egbom was the parish priest of St. Patrick’s Parish, Amuchu of the Catholic Diocese of Orlu, Imo State.
May his soul rest in peace