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Anambra based Catholic priest dies in a boat mishap

Rev. Fr. Charles Chukwukelue Ebele
Rev. Fr. Charles Chukwukelue Ebele

The Parish Priest of St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, Inoma in Anambra West local government area of Anambra state, Rev. Fr. Charles Chukwukelue Ebele is reported to have lost his life in a boat accident.

It was gathered that the boat the priest was travelling in – capsized in River Niger.

According to an eyewitness Azubike Okwuoto Imoka, the Rev.Father’s friend was in the same boat with him when the incident happened. He revealed that the priest had earlier given his life jacket to his friend and as such was helpless when the boat capsized.

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The Anambra State Emergency Agency (SEMA), has been notified about the mishap as the officials have said that they are doing everything possible to recover the corpse.

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