Posted: Monday 14th July 2014 at 7:58 am

HORRIBLE: How Gunmen Killed My Husband – Pastor’s Wife Recounts Ordeal

Wife of 35-year-old Pas­tor Ayuba Moriya, who was reportedly killed by gunmen in Bauchi on Saturday, recounts how her husband was murdered.

According to an eyewitnesses, the gunmen stormed the pastor’s house at Dilimi Village in Toro Local Government Area of Bau­chi State around 11pm.

Residents said the gunmen gained ac­cess to the pastor’s house through the back-door after a failed attempt to de­stroy the main gate made of iron.

According to a resident, who said nobody could rescue the family from the hands of the heavily armed killers, said: “There was sound of gunshots and screams and so we ran away”.

The widow, Mrs. Rifkatu Ayuba Moriya, amid tears, narrated what really happened at their residence. The woman said over 20 gunmen in army uniforms stormed their house.

She said: “On getting to the house, they told me that they were here to kill my husband. We were not left with any option than to say our last prayer. They dragged my husband outside and shot him sever­ally while others macheted him until he died.”

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Rifkatu said the gunmen had wanted to kill her two-year-old son with an op­tion to abduct their daughter while oth­ers said they should kill her.

She said that three other people stay­ing in the mission house had to flee with one seriously injured while the gunmen raided the place and carted away un­specified amount of money.Continue reading

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