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Catholic Priest Drowns In River Niger After Giving Life Jacket To Friend (Photo)

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Catholic Priest Drowns In River Niger After Giving Life Jacket To Friend (Photo)

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

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

According to a report by Azubike Okwuoto Imoka, an eyewitness revealed that the Rev.Father’s friend was in the same boat with him when the incident happened and because he gave his life jacket to his friend, he was helpless when the boat capsized.

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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