BREAKING NEWS: Seminarian killed as bandits set Catholic parish residence ablaze in Kaduna


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Senator Sunday Katung (- South) has condemned the attack on the residence of the Catholic Priest in Fadan Kamanton, Zangon Kataf Local Area of Kaduna State.

Bandits invaded the residence of the parish priest, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Okolo, on Thursday night and set the entire rectory ablaze, burning to death a , Na'aman Danladi.

In a statement on Friday, Mr Katung noted that such barbaric acts should never be allowed to continue.

He called on agencies to conduct a one-month intensive operation on the forests in and around to decimate the bandits.

The lawmaker offered condolences to the family of the deceased and the entire Catholic Community in the area.

“I am saddened by this . It is even more sad that evil has once again visited our peaceful community.

“I unequivocally condemn this horrific terrorist attack that claimed the life of our young seminarian.

“The resurgence of terrorism on the Kaduna-Kachia Road by bandits is a direct affront to the federal and, in particular, the agencies.

“And this is the time to take the fight to the bandits and kidnappers,” he added.


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