Abuja - 16 Catholic Bishops under the aegis of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, met with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, on Monday, May 2, 2016.
The delegation was led by its President, Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Jos.
The meeting was about the incessant attacks on communities by Fulani herdsmen.
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The Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan was attacked by suspected herdsmen on the Benin-Ekpoma Road according to reports.
Onaiyekan was on his way to the 10 years anniversary of the ordination of Bishop Akubueze as a bishop when he was attacked.
Members of the clergy who were also at the meeting were: Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan; Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah; Archbishop of Benin City, Augustine Akubeze; Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Godfrey Onah; Felix Alaba Job; Anthony Obina; Valerian Okeke; Gabriel Abegunrin; Matthew Ndagoso; Lucius Ugorji; William Ayenya; John Nyiring; Camilius Umoh; Ralph Madu; and John Okoye.
- News 24