A retired principal and the Lay President of Methodist Church of Nigeria, Mr Christopher Karigidi, in Igbobini Diocese, Irele Local Government of Ondo State was shot dead by unknown gunmen.
Karigidi was killed in the early hours of Monday, December 2 when the gunmen invaded his home in Ode Irele at about 3 am.
It could’t be ascertain if the gunmen were hired assassins or armed robbers as some witnesses claimed they left without taking anything from his home.
Spokesman of the State Police Command, Mr Femi Joseph, who confirmed the incident said that investigation has commenced into the killing.
“We have begun an investigation into the matter and we will soon arrest those behind the ungodly acts”
He added that the remains of the deceased had been deposited at the morgue.