News of the Senior Pastor of the Evangelical Church of West Africa, renamed ‘Evangelical Church Winning All’ (ECWA), Reverend Silas Yakubu Ali, who was murdered on Saturday, with a machete, by some unknown assailants, in the Kibori-Asha Wuce community, in Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, is one of the many killings from the northern region of the country.
ECWA’s leadership, while confirming the death of the Revered in a Statement, sent across other branches of the ministry, also stated that, the funeral arrangements of the cleric will be announced soon by the church and the family.
Revd. Silas Ali, who had served at different capacity in the church, met his ‘untimely’ death when he left his home on Saturday, September 11, 2021, and was not heard from afterwards; until a search party found his lifeless body early hours of Sunday, September 12, where he had been gruesomely attacked and killed.
Reacting to the incident, the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, alongside the State’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, expressed deep sadness over the killing, and called for calm in the State over the killing of Reverend Silas Yakubu Ali of the ECWA ministry.
Governor El-Rufai, while praying for the repose of the soul of the victim, also sent his condolences to the family, and assured resident of Kaduna State that, security operatives will soon apprehend perpetrators of the dastardly act.