Katsina-Ala Diocese Losses Bishop

The Catholic Diocese of Katsina-Ala, in Benue State, have lost their Bishop, Most Revd Peter Iornzuul Adoboh, at the age of 62.

The holy man gave up the ghost at Daughters of Charity Hospital, Abuja in the early hours of February 14, 2020, after a long struggle with ill-health. He was at various times given medical treatment in the US, Canada and Italy.

He was appointed the pioneer Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Katsina-Ala by Pope (Emeritus) Benedict XVI on 29th December 2012 and installed on 23rd February 2013 at the age of 55 years.

Bishop Adoboh was one of two young men whose spiritual life was nurtured under the tutelage of the legendary Principal, Father Angus Fraser at Mount Saint Gabriel’s Makurdi, the other being the Bishop of Gboko, Most Revd William Amove Avenya.

Bishop Adoboh was born on 14th April 1958 to the family of Abraham and Sarah Adoboh of Mbayion in Gboko local government area of Benue State, Nigeria.

Details of his burial to be announced later by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria.

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