Nigerian man killed on way back from church
A 25-year-old man, Sheriff Yongo from the Demsa area of Adamawa State, Nigeria, was killed in an ambush last week. He was returning home to Demsa from the annual convention held by the Lutheran Church of Christ Nigeria in nearby Numan when he and his traveling companions came under attack.
Sheriff was driving a motorcycle while his two friends rode on the back. They were able to escape into the dark bush. One of the passengers told media that he and the other passenger waited for Sheriff to join them.
According to local news sources, Kate Mamuno, the local representative to the Adamawa State Assembly, came to the mortuary the next day to calm the situation down as locals found out about the tragedy.
Christians in Adamawa State have long experienced persecution for their faith. Whether from Boko Haram, or from Fulani militants.