Catholic Priest Burnt Alive In Taraba – Report

Suspected bandits have ambushed and killed a Catholic priest in Kufai Amadu in Takum local government area of Taraba state, Channels Television reports.

The priest was reportedly on his way to Takum for a peace meeting with his fellow clergymen on how to resolve the lingering Tiv, Jukun crisis when he was killed.

According to the chairman of the council, Shiban Tikari, the priest, David Tanko, who hails from Wukari local government area of the state, and his vehicle were set ablaze.

Tikari accused “Tiv militias” of carrying out the attack, blaming them for several other attacks that have claimed lives and property in southern Taraba.

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