Gunmen storm church, shoot Pastor and kill his wife

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The Edo State Police Command has confirmed the killing of Mrs Peace Chinyereugo, wife of the pastor of God’s Vineyard of Grace Dominion Assembly, Rev. Dr Samuel Chinyereugo by gunmen in Edo State.

According to report, the pastor was attacked by gunmen suspected to be assassins in front of the church located at Upper Lawani Street, New Benin, Edo State on August 14, 2023.

The gunmen, it was gathered, trailed the cleric who drove in the company of his wife to the church before opening fire on them in front of the church.

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The assailants trailed the cleric from the GRA area of the city, where he had visited a friend and on getting close to his church, the vehicle overtook and blocked his car.

Three armed men were said to have alighted from the car and opened fire on them, in the process, the pastor, his wife and his assistant sustained injuries.

The trio were rushed to the hospital but the pastor’s wife was later confirmed dead by the doctor.


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