The command promised to leave no stone unturned in its effort to apprehend the hoodlums responsible for the dastardly act.
On how he was killed the Statement said Some gunmen stormed his Resident shortly after he presided over the evening service at a church.
The cleric was resting in his house in the Rukpokwu, Obio/Akpor LGA at about 8pm after he was done with the programme, when suspected assassins shot the cleric at a close range.
The pastor was Alerted by the gateman that some men, who identified themselves as members of a local vigilance group, wanted to see him, He was shot immediately he stepped out to the outside of the house.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Nnamdi Omoni, said measures were already in place to fish out the killers and prosecute them.