It was a sorrowful gathering as two Catholic priests and 17 parishioners allegedly killed by suspected herdsmen were buried in Makurdi, the Benue state capital on Tuesday, May 22. The 19 victims of the attack were buried at the Ayati pilgrim site near Ikpayongo in Gwer East local government area of the state. The governor of the state, Samuel Ortom, declared Tuesday, May 22, a work-free day to honour them. However, during the burial, a Facebook user, identified as Prince Kennedy, alleged that something mysterious happened to the sky. His words: "Happening Now in Benue State Nigeria "Heavens React as the corpses of two Catholic Priests, Rev.Joseph Gor, Rev. Felix and 13 other Catholic members are set for burial in Benue State Nigeria. "The prayers of Christians is touching God's heart. Was there really anything strange about the cloud? This bizarre claim Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that two religious leaders, on Friday, April 27, reacted separately in Imo state over the killing of Catholic priests and some church worshippers in Benue just as they also called for serious probe by the government into the matter has triggered up serious of outrageous, angry, and hilarious reactions from Nigerians. POSTED BY ABRAHAM.
By: Mickey Oro Ugbonwa