A priest with the Catholic church in Rivers state, Rev. Fr. Simeon Kuro, slumped and died while celebrating the Mass on Sunday, March 21 2020. Until his death he was the parish priest of the Saint Helen’s Catholic Church, Ogbogoro,
The incident, it was said happened while Kuro was delivering the homily on the church’s altar in the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state.
The middle-aged priest was later rushed the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital by members of his congregation, but he could not be resuscitated by the medical personnel as he was declared dead by doctors.
The priest who collapsed by 10 am was announced dead at UPTH by noon.