Islamic Extremist Group Kills Another Christian in Nigeria

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Evangelist sent to northern Nigeria’s Borno state is slain after staff was evacuated 

Compass Direct News (CDN) is reporting that in violence-weary Christians in Borno state have been further upset to learn of the murder of a Nigerian evangelist by Boko Haram less than three months after the Islamic extremist group killed a Maiduguri pastor.
CDN said that Mark Ojunta, a 36-year-old evangelist from southern Nigeria who was ministering amid the Kotoko people of Nigeria’s northeastern state with Calvary Ministries (CAPRO), was shot on Aug. 27 in Maiduguri.
In a press statement, CAPRO International Director Amos Aderonmu said Ojunta died “as a martyr on his field among the Kotokos.”
CAPRO had learned that all its staff members working among the Shuwa Arab, Kotoko and Kanuri peoples were on a Boko Haram list of people to be killed and had evacuated them, Aderonmu said. Ojunta had returned to teach a class after the evacuation of his family.
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SOURCE: ASSIST News Service
Dan Wooding

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