May 22, 2018 Fixed For Mass Burial of the Two Catholic Priests and 17 others Killed In Benue

The Catholic Diocese of Makurdi has fixed May 22, 2018, for the mass burial of the two Catholic priests and 17 others killed by armed herdsmen at the St. Ignatius Catholic Church Ayar Mbalom community of Gwer East Local Government Area in Benue State.on Tuesday April 24th.

The Chancellor of Makurdi Diocese, Reverend Father Jude Ortese, who made the announcement, said the burial will take place at the holy pilgrimage centre in Ayati, Benue state.

Recall that two priests, Rev Father Gor Joseph and Fr.Felix Tyolaha and 17 parishioners were killed by suspected herdsmen that stormed the church during early morning mass.

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