- A Catholic priest has reportedly passed away in Anambra state
- The priest was found dead inside his car on Tuesday, March 24
- It was reported that the priest showed no sign of illness before the tragic incident
A Catholic priest identified as Reverend Father Charles Okeke-Odogwu in Anambra state has reportedly passed away. The cause of the death of the priest has not yet been confirmed.
According to reports, the priest attended a regional meeting of his region of Archdiocese on Monday, March 23. It was said that he showed no sign of illness before the incident and he participated actively at the meeting.
The priest, who managed Fr. Ohai Memorial Secondary School located in Oroma- Etiti area of the state, was said to have allegedly vomited in the car before he died.
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It was gathered that the priest was found dead inside his car on Tuesday, March 24, in front of Vicarage gate, on the school field. It was stated that the priest's car engine was still running when he was found.
Legit.ng came across the sad news on the Facebook page of Fr. Ohai Memorial Secondary School. In the Facebook post, the priest was wished a peaceful rest.
An On-Air Personality in Anambra state, Mc Ikebobo Cfr, also shared a post on Facebook to wish the priest a peaceful rest.
He said: "A Roman Catholic Vicar of Holy Cross Parish, Oroma-Etiti in Anam, Anambra State was found dead in his car at the front of Vicarage gate. The priest identified as Rev Fr. Charles Okeke-odogwu was found dead before the gate of the vicarage on the steering. It is still unclear what killed the priest. May his soul RIP.Amen."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Nollywood lost another actor to the cold hands of death. 36-year-old Alkali Matt reportedly passed away while shooting on a movie set on Tuesday, March 24.
The young actor, who was known as Dareng on the popular Nollywood series Halita, was said to have been filming an epic movie in Masaka village in Karu local government area, Nasarawa state.
According to Halita production company, Familiar Grounds Media, he was one of the much-valued cast on the set. The executive producer, Dimbo Atiya, announced the sad news on her Instagram page. Atiya prayed that the Lord will grant Matt's family the fortitude to bear the loss and wished him a peaceful rest.
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