Bandits raid Kaduna farm, gun down Catholic priest | Dailytrust

Bandits raid Kaduna farm, gun down Catholic priest

Vitus Borogo, the chaplain of the Catholic Church in Kaduna Polytechnic, has been killed in yet another attack by bandits.

According to the church’s chancellor, Christian Okewu Emmanuel, Borogo was killed at the Prison Farm, Kujama, along Kaduna-Kachia road, on Saturday.

Emmanuel said Borogo was killed when “terrorists” invaded the farm.

The statement reads, “It is with a heavy heart, but with total submission to the will of God that we announce the death of Rev. Fr. Vitus Borogo, which sad event took place today, at Prison Farm, Kujama, along Kaduna-Kachia Road, after a raid on the farm by Terrorists.

“Until his death, Fr Vitus (aged 50) was the Chaplain of the Catholic Community of the Kaduna State Polytechnic, and the Chairman of the Nigerian Catholic Diocesan Priests Association (NCDPA), Kaduna Chapter.

“Most Rev. Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso, the Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna condoles with the immediate family, the NFCS Family of Kaduna Polytechnic, and indeed the entire Kaduna Polytechnic Community; and assures them of his fraternal closeness and prayers.

“Details of his Funeral arrangement will be announced as soon as possible. Meanwhile we commit his soul to the maternal intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and call on all men and women of goodwill to continue to pray for the peaceful repose of his soul and for the consolation of his bereaved family, especially his mother.”

Daily Trust reports that residents of Kaduna have come under severe attack over the past few weeks, with a number of them getting abducted.

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