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Pastor, wife, kids shot by gunmen in Plateau

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Pastor, wife, kids shot by gunmen in PlateauA renown pastor and founder of Calvary Ministries (CAPRO), Bayo Famonure, his wife and two children have been attacked and shot by suspected gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday in Plateau State.

The incidence occurred at the victims’ residence in Gana-Ropp community, Barkin Ladi Council Area of the state, ROYAL NEWS has gathered.

A source close to the family,  who confirmed the incident  told our correspondent in Jos, said the pastor and  his  family had been rushed to hospital for treatment.

“Bayo, his wife and two children were  shot  by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. Bayo was shot in the foot,  his wife in her back and their  children in the legs. But they  are  lucky  to be alive after the attack”, he added.

The Public Relations Officer of the police in the state, ASP Ubah Gabriel, who also confirmed the incident, said they  had beefed up security in the community adding that they were on the trail of those behind the attack.

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