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Kaduna Archbishop Emeritus, Jatau dies at 89

The Archbishop Emeritus of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, Most. Rev. Peter Yariyok Jatau, has died at the age of 89. The National Director, Directorate…

The Archbishop Emeritus of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, Most. Rev. Peter Yariyok Jatau, has died at the age of 89.

The National Director, Directorate of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Durumi-Abuja, Rev. Fr Mike Nsikak Umoh, said this Wednesday night in a statement.

According to him, the Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Kaduna, Rev. Fr Daniel J. Kyom said that the Archbishop Emeritus, who was 57 years as a priest and 48 years as a bishop, died yesterday at the St. Gerald’s Catholic Hospital, Kaduna after a brief illness.