Assemblies of God head pastor killed at church premises in Tema

General News of Sunday, 30 December 2018



play videoRev. Dr. David Nabegmado was stabbed while preparing to preach at Sunday service

The head pastor of the Central Assemblies of God Church at Tema Community Four, Rev Dr David Nabegmado was stabbed to death Sunday morning at the church premises where he was preparing to deliver a sermon.

According to information gathered by Graphic Online, the deceased was accosted by an assailant said to be his nephew while moving from the church office into the main auditorium for the day’s service at about 9 am.

Rev Nabegmado was scheduled to minister to the church on Sunday when the incident occurred.

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The reason for the attack is not readily known.

Meanwhile, the police have picked up one suspect and retrieved the weapon used for the killing, a knife.

But Graphic Online has gathered Rev Nabegmado died at the Tema General hospital where he was taken to for treatment.

The video below depicts the scene at the church premises immediately after the attack when Rev Nabegmado was being taken to a health facility.

Rev Alfred Kweku Akumbie, Greater Accra East Regional Secretary of Assemblies of God Church confirmed the killing of the Assemblies of God Head Pastor at Tema Community 4 to Graphic Online.

In the video below, Rev Akumbie explained that he was called and informed about the incident and that it was the General Superintendent, Rev Dr Frimpong Manso who informed him that something had happened at Community 4 central church.

He confirmed that Rev David Nabegmado was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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